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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” (155 reviews)
“andy warhol” (23 reviews)
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Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22126165
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

The Ludwig Museum has a great contemporary and modern art collection, and it’s beside the Cathedral. It was build with the donations of 350 art Works by the Ludwig’s and was founded in 1976. It’s the biggest pop art collection outside the United States, and...More

1  Thank GrainVodka
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Apart for great cathedral and other churches cologne is not really a very interesting place to visit but Museum Ludwig was a realy very positive surprise. Not very attractive from outside, inside is really great modern architecture with a great collection of PopArt and Picasso....More

2  Thank mapaki
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We need to start talking about 20th century art, not "modern". It's 2015! Ludwig is a must if you're into how 20th c. art developed e.g. range of Picasso over many decades, good Pop Art collection. Space is MASSIVE so leave time for the walking!...More

Thank david t
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is a lovely museum, right behind the famous cathedral. It is beautifully designed, and the art is excellent, I saw some lovely Picassos and works by Gerhard Richter. Well worth a visit! Facebook site: museumludwigkoeln

1  Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

I loved everything about this museum. The architecture allowed natural light to come into the rooms. Being used to spotlights in museums,I felt quite liberated seeing the artwork mostly in natural light coming in through the rows of skylights. Tall windows framed the Dom and...More

Thank ephia y
Reviewed 17 April 2015

with not too much to do in Cologne, this is by far the best place to be and enjoy the beautiful art which was recovered after the national-socialist periode where a lot of fine german art was hidden. to be combined with a lunch in...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I have reviewed this art museum in the past and have rated it average - I really enjoyed it but those I was with did not! However I really enjoyed the 'ludwig goes pop' exhibition, so much so that I went twice.

Thank Alicew25
Reviewed 9 April 2015

depednign on the exhebition, it's worth going, we love modern art but some of it is a little bit over the top and beyond our comprehension

Thank RosalindaBelgium
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This is the second time I have been to Ludwig and both times there were a few exhibits that really stick out. They were still undergoing renovations when I visited and the lockers were not in use, which was really inconvenient as you do not...More

Thank CDN_Wanderer
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Visiting this gallery left me awestruck; truly a wonderful place with some real inspiring works. We saw works by Beckmann, Dix, Russian Suprematist art and even received a historical insight into artwork that was banned by the National Socialists. The way in which the gallery...More

Thank Katy G
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