Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne

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As one of the three major museums in Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum contains a gallery with fine art representing the medieval period to early 20th century. The museum's collection began to come together in 1824, although it didn't move to its current location until 2001. In that year, it also gained a comprehensive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works on permanent loan from Gérard Corboud. Consider getting a Museum Card, which allows access to this and many other museums in the city. With our international travel planner, Cologne attractions like Wallraf-Richartz Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Wallraf-Richartz Museum offers specially classical art in a very large and absolutely remarkable collection.
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  • This wonderful art gallery is the sort of place you could spend hours and hours at. Very good shop indeed, superb collections sensibly arranged. Plenty of seats to allow you to gaze at the artworks. H...  more »
  • From the Middle Ages up to the age of impressionistic painters painting the picture rated by a variety of topics. If you like the picture must be seen.
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  • A great collection of art works ranging from the 1500s all the way to 1900s. There is a special exhibition on the -1 floor which is included in your ticket. I highly recommend anyone visiting Cologne to stop by. I have included some pictures I took while visiting. Enjoy!
  • Really intelligently displayed work. Brilliant guided tours for young children. This museum works hard to make our art historical history accessible to all.
  • Beautiful permanent collection and great itinerary exhibitions. The little shop is quite interesting and the staff has been friendly all the times I've been there.
  • An impressive collection of medieval altarpieces, art and some paintings by Rubens and Rembrandt make this museum well worth a visit. The medieval altarpieces are exhibited in a nice way, allowing the viewer to also look at the back of these nice works. The building itself is also worth checking out, especially if you're into modern architecture.
  • Good permanent collections. The section about local explorers is quite unique and interesting. The ticket seems still a bit expensive for what it is.

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