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Museum Ludwig, Cologne

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Catch the third-largest Picasso collection in the world (900 pieces!) at Museum Ludwig. This modern-art museum houses a collection of Pop Art, Surrealism, and abstract pieces. Tour the galleries to admire famous works by Warhol, Pollock, Dali, and Lichtenstein. Then check out the impressive collection of Russian avant-garde and German Expressionist artwork. The museum is adjacent to the famous Cologne Cathedral. To visit Museum Ludwig on your trip to Cologne, use our Cologne vacation builder.
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  • A surprisingly high quality modern/contemporary art collection housed in a modern well-lit museum. The collection is immense, well-displayed and comes with German and English information for each work...  more »
  • Very well furnished, very well structured and fully prepared. Liked the area of pop has way me Beuys, Lichtenstein, etc, as well as the exhibition of Gerhard Richter: beautiful, interesting, to the let drop and inspired. And then allowed a visit with Picasso is not of course missing :-) Very rich collection. Here you should take time. And not just one day. Ideally with museum pass for two days. Then other museums in Cologne are in there with :-)
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  • The visit to the Museum is worthwhile always and at any time. And if even special exhibitions are presented, it is still worth seeing.
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  • I had a great time walking the many floors and viewing the art work. There was a good range. I had excepted alot for pop art in the likes of warhol but it had a lot more of offer. From an historical collections to special exhibitions. The reception, an older male, was so so so helpful and patient. Truly wonderful. Even the security guard seemed to share the live for art. It also offers a nice view of the close by cologne cathedral.
  • Good museum. Staff not quite helpful so make sure you know own what you're doing. German an asset
  • Go get some photos with Picasso artwork. It's the only main attraction. The rest was very boring. BRING YOUR STUDENT ID for reduced admission! Clean toilets here too!
  • 7 euros entry and nice content. The guides are really good
  • It has got some amazing collection and gives description of different movements of art like pop art, expressionism, surrealism. Must go for art lovers.