Museum of Applied Art (Museum fur Angewandte Kunst), Cologne

#14 of 25 in Museums in Cologne
If you like the kind of art that doesn't hang on walls, be sure to visit Museum of Applied Art (Museum fur Angewandte Kunst), with its 100,000-plus pieces of furniture, decorative objects, dining utensils, carpets, and more. It all represents European applied art from the 10th century to the present and allows you to witness the evolution and changes in design with a chronologically displayed collection. Particularly well-known for its exhibition on 20th-century design, the museum displays household items by famous designers alongside visual artworks by the likes of Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian. A visit to Museum of Applied Art (Museum fur Angewandte Kunst) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cologne attractions website to plot your vacation.
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  • Very disappointed at poor information about the museum being closed. Only a small paragraph at the bottom of web page explains it is closed and there is nothing at the entrance. Staff seem to think th...  more »
  • Electrical devices, furniture, porcelain, textiles; Just the living culture of in Germany is the main topic in this museum. In addition to Museum Ludwig and Wallraff, it is something under shadow. The café in the basement is also recommended.
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  • The entrance is overpriced. Who should or can still afford it. The special exhibition extra again. A part of the Museum is currently closed. Indicates only hidden somewhere. A discount is unfortunately not
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  • The exhibition is very interesting. You will find any kind of objects from hundreds years ago. Artists from all around the world (Asia, Germany, France, England, Austria, etc) I would not recommend the gaming exhibition, it's expensive and not very interesting.
  • MAkk is a wonderful museum. It contains many examples of beautiful design & craft from approximately 15thC onwards. There is wood, ceramic, all kinds of metal precious & not so, glass etc. Give yourself enough time to be intrigued & take it in & enjoy it. There is a pleasant cafe for a reinvigoration of the senses. Favourite exhibits: a Riemensneider, a carved wooden powder box & Art Nouveau furniture.
  • Great to see all old things.
  • It was free of charge and quite interesting
  • huge collection covering all aspects of design and art
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