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Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum)

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Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
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Address: Roncalliplatz 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 221 22122304
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum houses an impressive collection of classical art, including the...

This museum houses an impressive collection of classical art, including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus.

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Oh my!!! I am so glad I took the time to visit this excellent museum. I have always loved archaeology and I knew I could not miss seeing this museum. The displays here are... read more

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Oh my!!! I am so glad I took the time to visit this excellent museum. I have always loved archaeology and I knew I could not miss seeing this museum. The displays here are magnificent. Viewing the mosaic floor was breathtaking. It is unreal of how many hours it took to do this. My cousin and I spent tons of... More 

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Lissone, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum about the roman history of the city. I was particularly struck by their glass and vases collection.

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice museum in an area that tells history for itself. Close to the Cathedral as well as to arqueological newly discovered treasures.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting and cool on a hot day. Plenty to see especially if you can speak deutsche. The extent of roman work in Cologne is amazing

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, much is visible from the exterior windows or in the lobby. Not worth the entry fee to be crowded by huge school groups visiting. Further, limited coat room space to handle required items to be checked. Mounds of coats piled on the floor noticed behind the desk. This discovered AFTER paying the entry fee!

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't expect to find a Roman museum so far North in Germany. Was a great surprise and was near the train station and cathedral. It looks like it was built over some Roman ruins and they had quite a few exhibits of pottery, tile, and things from everyday Roman life there. The fee is reasonable and some but not... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It shows the Roman and Germanic past of Cologne, but exposed articles are not many, not impressive, and are following a rather unattractive exposition attitude. Since the articles are not so impressive, the museum needs a more interesting and contemporary narrative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it's next to the Dom- the museum is well organize and it's full with archaeological findings from Cologne

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Romans colonized Cologne and lived sumptuously here. The museum is a reflection of this prosperous period. A villa with a beautiful mosaic floor depicting Dionysus, the god of wine, is a highlight. There is a lot to see if you like Roman remains, including glass artifacts that have somehow survived two millenia of human settlements, wars, and rebuilding.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This has an amazing mosaic floor which is almost completely still intact. The museum also contains a large collection of roman glassware and other artefacts. I did Latin at school but you really don't need to know anything about the romans to find this interesting. Descriptions are in both English and German.

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