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Schnütgen Museum, Cologne

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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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  • Outstanding collection medieval Christian art. Excellent audio guide in English. So many treasures and the church building is great too  more »
  • The collection is small but good. I would not say it warrants a visit for this collection alone, but since it is in the same building as the very interesting Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum and the ticket ...  more »
  • 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 »
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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.
  • Nice museum, a good way to spend a relaxed afternoon.
  • Great museum dedicated to religious art. Awesome collection.
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  • A significant collection. A significant collection.
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