Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Cologne

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A rice barn from Indonesia greets you in the foyer of Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, but that's just the beginning of your journey into the cultures of other lands. People in Their Worlds is the permanent exhibit that draws you in through displays with scrolling touch screens, introducing you to artifacts in your native language. The ethnographic displays approach world cultures from two standpoints: experiencing the world and shaping it. This dynamic exhibit is accompanied by temporary displays that highlight the lives of people in one region or culture. To visit Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum on your holiday in Cologne, and find out what else Cologne has to offer, use our Cologne itinerary builder.
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  • It's one of the highlights of Cologne along with the Roman Museum. The collection of artifacts is deeply diversed somehow analogical to the Tropen Museum in Amsterdam but definitely will stay with you...  more »
  • Very interesting collection of artifacts showing different cultures and histories of people around the world collected by two Victorian collectors. Good use of interactive media, all in good working o...  more »
  • A surprisingly interesting collection of artifacts from all over the world with good English information. Modern building with elevator, spacious rooms, well thought out displays. This museum is an un...  more »
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  • A good collection of Anthology, and worthy of visiting
  • Loved it.
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  • I find the best museum of Cologne. It offers a lot of visitors ... but it can than almost anywhere in Cologne a bit more Dutch in public ... information and employees for example
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  • Bring plenty of time. It's too bad just to run through. Many interactive features for all ages
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