Museum Ludwig, Cologne

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. Before you head to Cologne, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cologne online itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Cologne has to offer, including Museum Ludwig.
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  • A sensational collection of works by big names. Spacious environment. And be sure to visit the restaurant at the entrance of the Museum.
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  • A very comprehensive collection of art of the 20th and 21st century. Thematically ordered by the main currents with clear text, thereby also very educational. Rarely felt so encouraged to really look. The audiofoons gave additional information on certain artists and some work, but I found their offer too limited (at most 1 in 10 works could you use them). Here you can feel free to look around all day. You may interrupt your day ticket with the museum visit and continue later. However, you need not look far to have a rest; the bustling cafeteria offers everything to take a breath and to strengthen the inner man.
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  • Not too expensive compared to the variety of contained works (paintings, sculptures, modern art...) and the celebrities of artists (from Magritte to Picasso to Warhol)
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  • It's a nice museum. They have a good Picasso collection. If you like modern art, this is the place to go. Close to the Koln main station, so if you have time before the train it takes 1h30/2h00 to see it. Only problem they have a lot of stairs.
  • Visit here for a good collection of painting including painting of Picasso. It is near by Cologne central railway station. Currently entry fee is 11 euro (year 2019). There is also workshop organised here for painting. Approx 1 to 2 hour will be sufficient to visit here.You can submit your luggage to clock room for free before entering the museum.
  • Very nice museum with pieces that will take you through a time travel. Lots of Picasso’s, but just many other interesting artwork.
  • Pleasant surprise with the Ludwig Museum! Variety of modern works of great relevance: Picasso, Dalí, Miró ... The place itself is also a spectacle. Already outside the view of the towers of the Cathedral makes a perfect postcard with the modern architecture of the Museum.
  • Amazing selection of modern arts, with Picasso, Calder, Matisse, Pollock and Warhol at a special pop art exhibit. There is also a great view of the cathedral and the river in some parts of the museum. The architecture is a plus, with several weird-shaping stories, that demand you to go up and down sometimes. Don't forget to visit their shop afterwards, lots of cool gifts there
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