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Museum Ludwig

Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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This art museum houses a diverse collection that includes everything from Dali to Warhol to one of the world's largest Picasso collections. Open Tuesday to Sunday (including public holidays) from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., every first Thursday of the month until 10 p.m.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pop art” (83 reviews)
“modern art” (153 reviews)
“andy warhol” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love contemporary art and what the Ludwig's collected early on is the best thee is. Thanks again to make a gift like this to the city and thank you Cologne for giving it a venue.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In the absolute vicinity of the Cathedral and an architecture that offers plenty of natural light, this museum has a rich permanent collection of modern art and a nice gift shop. The exhibitions held are also interesting.

Thank DCon P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting museum of Roman Cologne. Close to the Dom and the main railway station. You could and should spend at least one to two hours here.

Thank majorg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gallery to savour, you start low and progress through the floors and it houses an eclectic selection of modern pieces. For me reference 20th Century painting it stands first amongst equals in Europe, considering I regularly visit Tate's various offerings that's some...More

Thank DaSt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ludwig Museum is itself a work of modern art, with open, brightly lit spaces. The pieces are given plenty of room and are creatively displayed. The explanations by category give helpful context; I skipped the audio tour, and wished there had been more written...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice large space but its not my kind of art prefer works by the masters sure it will appeal to the modenist

Thank bas t
Reviewed 1 week ago

To visit this museum is a great exsperience. This summer one can see the Hahn collection which is unique. The Picassos on the top floor are also a treasure. The architecture is also something to admire and the views towards the Rhine and the Don.

Thank bjorn b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located near the cathedral, this museum is a real treasure and perfect for an hour or two of surprises. A wonderful permanent collection.

Thank Stephen142
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is the building impressive and superbly lighted throughout, the collection is is next to New York's MoMa the one to see. And, it was collected mostly by one individual. It has superb, relevant special exhibitions, too. Taking a break in the fine restaurant...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many modern art museums are a bit boring, but not this one. The Picasso's look familiar. The abstract and expressionist paintings captivating. And the puppet of a visitor looks really lifelike, putting the real visitor on the wrong foot.

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