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Suermondt Ludwig Museum

Wilhelmstrasse 18, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0241/47-98-00
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Ranked #16 of 24 Attractions in Aachen
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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248 reviews 248 reviews
77 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I went to the museum to see the photographs of Magnum photographer Dennis Stock (1928-2010) which was just brilliant. This exhibition is on until 25 January 2015, don’t miss it. The permanent collection of the museum includes mainly art from the 16th and 17th century and some from the 19th and 20th century. You can spend some interesting hours wondering... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This museum is not that small but in the end it is: the collection is not world shocking with one Rembrandt (or two, depending on the definition) as the highlight. The exhibition was rather good but too spacious for the small drawings. It probably doesn't help that the number of visitors was smaller than the number of staff: an indication... More

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Lexington, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Suermondt Ludwig museum is an excellent example of what too little advertisement can do to an otherwise excellent collection. My group had the opportunity to visit the museum while it was being renovated and got an great tour of the collection by the museum's curator, Michael. Unfortunately, the museum is so underfunded that it has difficulty maintaining all of... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Although it is not a very popular museum, the Suermondt Ludwig museum has a great collection that is wonderfully displayed. I am currently taking a class that has allowed me to travel to a large number of museums, including some much better known exhibits such as the Rijksmuseum. However, the Suermondt Ludwig Museum stands out due to its friendly employees... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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161 reviews 161 reviews
79 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Yes, the museum is usually empty; very few people go there. However, it has an extraordinary collection of Art. In my opinion the best of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregio (Liège, Aachen, Maastricht). It has excellent flemish paintings, the works of some important painters from Germany and some surprises. My suggestion is to start from top to bottom unless you really like... More

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Sofia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The museum has fine permanent collection of German and Dutch art. They organize also nice temporary exhibitions; when I visited it there was a nice one with Rembrandt's etchings.

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Manchester
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

As we approached the museum it seemed rather quiet. On entering a helpful assistant informed us the collection was not on view. Disappointing as it was Easter week and they should have been geared up for tourists.

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