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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pop art” (104 reviews)
“modern art” (182 reviews)
“andy warhol” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed yesterday

Starting with the late 19th century the Museum Ludwig sets out to chronicle the phases of modern art. Good samples of the major exponents, so you will find Matisse, Picasso, Ernst, Dali etc. I found the collection to be strongest in the later decennials, but...More

Thank Auggie B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I bought a ticket and then proceeded to enter the museum but was then told to go to the cloakroom. Confused I did so. I had a small handbag with me that was just big enough to fit my phone, purse, keys, diary and passport...More

Thank Natasha S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

only modern art on show and I am not a fan of modern art. I expected more of a mix. Did get to see famous Picasso paintings though.

Thank Caroline A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic museum that is well curated and well staffed. They are super friendly and willing to answer any questions. This museum has an amazing collection and is not crowded. Go!

Thank dug1380
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great collection of modern art, and beatiful views of the cathedral too. My kids aged 11, 9, 5 and 3 loved the kids activity room next to the pop art collection (and the sweets they got at the reception), but they didn't have the patience...More

Thank Kukka75
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of those museums of modern art about which I'd heard little if anything before my arrival in Cologne, this is what I'd call a hidden gem. The collection is impressive from everything from expressionism thru pop art. It is not huge, but what is...More

Thank Jack H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warhol. Picasso. Dali. Ugh! So freaking awesome! So lucky to catch these on exhibit when I visited. The museum was a bit small but it was enough to keep you occupied. Located just behind the Cathedral. My favorite spots would be those that have huge...More

Thank JohnnieMoran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern art is not my first choice of place to go. It was open on the Sunday we were there and not much else was, so we went. The price was a bit high. I am not a fan on "modern art". As Lincoln said,...More

Thank Senioronabudget
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This art gallery was founded in 1976 when 350 works of modern art were donated by the Ludwigs. They later donated their collection of Russian avantgarde paintings and several hundred works by Picasso. Today the gallery continues to have an extensive collection of modern art,...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The works are organised in a chronological order with explanations about the development of the artistic movements and their motivation. There are works of Picasso, Magrit, Max Ernst, Kurt Schwitters, Marcel Duchamp as well as Marc Rothko, Giacometti and Miro as highlights, but many more...More

Thank Alexandra U
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