We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst

Universitatsstrasse 100, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Improve this listing
Ranked #37 of 87 Attractions in Cologne
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Nov 6, 2012
Write a Review

15 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The museum was closed for refurbishment, but the cafe is still very pleasant. The menu included sweet and savoury options, and there is a car park and a view across an artificial lake. Some way from the centre, but only a short tram ride.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bonn, Germany
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Like so many exhibitions at this museum the current one about the Chinese emperors is well worth seeing. However some of the vases are displayed poorly as they are partly in shadow and the main drawback is the information labels, which are often difficult to read, as many are so low that you have to bend to read them, especially... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

I know from a previous visit some years ago that this museum has excellent collections, but please note that it is currently CLOSED for renovation work until 20th October 2012. If you are thinking of visiting, I'd suggest that you check on the museum's Internet site at :- http://www.museenkoeln.de/homepage/default.asp?s=170 To get there, take trams 1 or 7 from Neumarkt 3... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cologne, Germany
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Good selection of art and artefacts from eastern Asian countries and interesting exhibitions. Entry a bit pricey, if you're only generally interested in the topic.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Annemasse, France
Top Contributor
375 reviews 375 reviews
81 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

very quiet on our visit mid afternoon. Lots of objects to see, well documented. If you are at all interested in the subject it is a must

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst also viewed

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia

Been to Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing