Cologne City Museum

Cologne, Germany

The armoury was built by the Imperial Town of Cologne as weapons arsenal around 1600 in Dutch Renaissance style. Today, there is the 'Kölnisches Stadtmuseum', which provides an insight into the spiritual, economic and every day life of the city of Cologne and its citizens from the Middle Ages up until today.



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Founded: 1600
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)


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Shannon Burnside (2 months ago)
Really enjoyed the exhibition. Lots of work from German artists, allowing you to learn about the origins of various art movements and German history alongside it! Not overly fussed about Picasso, but so many interesting works from a multitude of artists, as well as a few areas to make your own art.
張庭偉 (3 months ago)
If you love art, you must come to this place. It's just next to the Dom and the Cologne Central Station. Watching all the works here takes about 3 hours (special exhibition included). You can deeply feel the emotion behind these works even if you don't know the artists. After leaving, you can go to the riverbank and also take cruises & boat tours, that would be a wonderful day.
AE Magsumbol (4 months ago)
They have amazing art collection and the museum is very easy to navigate. Not too crowded and well-lit. It's a nice place to kill time while waiting for your train departure. The Picasso and Dali collection is worth the visit, trust me!
Daniel K Elkin (7 months ago)
Amazing collection, beautiful building. The museum Ludwig houses mostly modern art, including pop art, Dadaist work, expressionist work, and others. It’s an impressive collection and well curated. The building is skylit and spacious, making for a pleasant and easy walk through.
Elvira van Poelgeest (9 months ago)
Super nice museum to visit if you're interested in pop art and many pieces of Picasso. Very spacious so plenty of room to walk around. Also today wasn't really crowded so everything was easy to see and information could all be read at a leisurely speed. You can spend up to three hours here easily.
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