20th Century and contemporary art
The biggest pop art collection outside the United States, an extensive collection of Russian avant-garde art and the world's third largest Picasso collection are just some of the many highlights the Museum Ludwig has to offer. Regular exhibitions complement the permanent collection.
At the Cathedral/Main Station, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne
Telephone: +49 (0)221 221 26165
Opening hours: Tue-Sun (incl. bank holidays) 10.00-18.00 hrs, every 1st Thursday of the month 10.00-22.00 hrs, closed on Mondays
Tickets (7,00 to 10,00 €) can also be purchased via the Concierge and Front Desk team.
Roman Germanic Museum
Here the archaeological heritage of Cologne and the surrounding region from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages is presented.
Roncalliplatz 4; 50667 Cologne; Tel.: +49 (0)221/ 22124590
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs 10.00 until 17.00 hrs
Entrance: 3,00 to 5,00 €
Wallraf – Richartz – Museum - Foundation Corbond
Cologne's oldest museum is home to paintings, sculptures and graphics from the Middle Ages to the Impressionism and is one of the great classical art galleries in Germany.
Martinstrasse 39; 50667 Cologne; Tel. +49 (0)221/ 22121119
Opening hours: Tue 10.00 until 20.00 hrs; Wed-Fri 10.00 until 18.00 hrs;
Sat and Sun: 11.00 until 18.00 hrs
Entrance: 5,00 to 8,00 €
City of Cologne Museum
The museum focuses on the history of Cologne. Here you can see the development of Cologne from the Middle Ages to today.
Zeughausstrasse 1-3; 50667 Cologne; Tel.: +49 (0)221/ 22125789
Opening hours: Wed-Sun 11.00 until 17.00 hrs; Tue 10.00 until 20.00 hrs
Entrance: 5,00 to 7,00 €
Since 1872, Cologne has a municipal theatre. It is a multi-genre house for opera, operetta, ballet and drama with over 1000 seats.
Offenbachplatz, 50667 Cologne; Tel.: +49 (0)221/ 221 28 510
The unique construction of the theatre is an architectural eye-catcher on the River Rhine. Musicals such as We Will Rock You, Saturday Night Fever and West Side Story have been successfully staged so far. The Musical Dome offers a total of 1740 seats.
Goldgasse 1, 50668 Cologne; Tel.: +40 (0)221/ 57 790