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Schnütgen Museum, Cologne
(4.2/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
View Christian religious art primarily from the medieval period when you visit Schnütgen Museum. Located in the large Romanesque church of St. Cäcilien, this museum holds art in many forms. View a Romanesque tympanum from St Cecilia's, large wooden and bronze crucifixes, and a collection of prints and textiles. See a single leaf from the English St. Albans Psalter, or the Comb of St. Heribert, a ninth-century ivory liturgical comb. You'll also find stained glass, metalwork, and paintings of religious themes. Plan your visit to Schnütgen Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cologne travel itinerary planner.
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  • The Schnütgen Museum of medieval Christian religious art is spread over three interconnected building: the Romanesque church of St. Cecilia, a brick annex from the fifties by German architect Karl Bra...  more »
  • The Museum has a common lobby with an ethnographic museum. It turns out you can buy an integrated ticket. The building of the old church built modern premises. In the halls, mostly sculptures, only 2 icons and a portrait of the Pope. Several stained-glass Windows. Ecclesiastical items. The Museum is empty, I was the only visitor. The halls were 2 Superintendent. You can take pictures. Explore all the exhibits can be for 10-20 minutes, a small museum. You cannot pay a ticket card-cash only. Ticket price is 6 €, discount Cologne map -4 -80. The exposition is very small, even the money it's not worth it.
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  • religious art from the middle ages: Gold shrines, Kirchensüulen, father of stone and painted wood, statues of people from the Bible also made of bronze.
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  • Well worth the price of admission (which wasn't high anyway), this is a well curated collection in a beautiful setting. Impressive display of stained glass.
  • Great museum dedicated to religious art. Awesome collection.
  • By chance, since this museum right next to the new geöffenete ethnographic museum is located, we went in just out of curiosity. The Romanesque Basilica is St. millstone as the site of the schnutgen Museum at the nearby Cologne Neumarkt. The exhibition includes Baroque d. eras from the early middle ages through d. until the 19th century. The Museum due to the stock of his collection and his research is considered significant the middle ages Research Institute and is considered one of the most beautiful and richest collections of middle ages in Europe. Interesting but not a must. ;)
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  • Totally not done! A single piece was adequately labeled or explained (E.g. Cup around 12th century. from Cologne (?))
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  • a particularly interesting and atmospheric museum
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