Schnutgen Museum, Cologne

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#9 of 25 in Museums in Cologne
View Christian religious art primarily from the medieval period when you visit Schnutgen 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. Our Cologne route builder makes visiting Schnutgen Museum and other Cologne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Excellent exhibits. Since the Museum in this building has housed the exhibits come to bear. It's a shame that entry is required in Germany for museums.
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  • The Museum Schnütchen is strongly recommended. The presentation of sacred objects is just beautiful in the atmosphere of the old church.
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  • This museum is a real gem - don't be confused by the entrance, which is ultra modern, as once you get into the museum you quickly find your way into the medieval church next door. The collection is be...  more »
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  • Superb collection but disappointed in officious staff who follow one around, seem to think elderly single women will vandalise objects on display. Also v uncomfortable not to be allowed to take handbags in. Stupid policy as more likely to knock something by accident if hands are full than if we can put objects in a small bag.
  • Mastercard is apparently too unusual a payment method for this museum. I had no cash, so was turned away.
  • Excellent collection in a beautiful setting.
  • 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.
  • Good
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