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Address: Kolumbastrasse 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)221 933193-0
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WOW Very, very interesting and amazing museum

St. Kolumba was the largest and one of he most important parishes in medieval Cologne. Archaeological excavatoins have revealed the remains of previous buildings. There is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

St. Kolumba was the largest and one of he most important parishes in medieval Cologne. Archaeological excavatoins have revealed the remains of previous buildings. There is a lovely chapel and the museum offers a wonderful selection of modern art with the theme ""Playing by the Art". Our favorite exhibit was the "Sound-Space" composition. This museum is surrounded by a beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

For such a small space, Kolumba offers a lot, I am not a fan of most modern art, but the modern art displayed in Kolumba intrigued me. Worth visiting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A builtiful building in the heart of the city. A great project and intervention by Zumtor in an existing building.

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a unique experience which I shall not forget.for a long time. The building is simply stunning. I could happily have spent more time here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Studying architecture I was so fascinated. Not only by the exhibition, but of course by the building and its history. To go inside the Chapel, then walk above the ruins. Architects Gottfried Bohm and Peter Zumthor did a great job. It's a must to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Didn't know what to expect when I went to Kolumba. I knew that it was designed by Peter Zumthor so I expected that the building would be amazing. And how true that was! The collection of art pieces inside were so beautifully curated, and worked so well within the space that Peter Zumthor wonderfully created. It wasn't very crowded when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We are not fans of modern art in general, but this entire place is such an experience that we couldn't help but enjoy it. The ruins of the old church are the highlight, so wonderfully encapsulated in a modern building whose lighting design makes the walk along the boardwalk and spiritual and artistic experience. I would have been happy if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Kolumbia was not on our list, but along our meandering path, we found a wall that looked like it was built on an ancient foundation. We meandered further, into the free section where we could see that archaeology revealed life back to Roman occupation. It lured us further into the section where we were willing to pay admission fees to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A beautifully crafted space on the ground floor, made out of the shell of an old cathedral is certainly worth the €5 entrance fee alone but once you are taken up the almost hidden stairs, the place really comes into its own with some wonderful pieces of art.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Only 5 euro's to get in, so its a cheap way to fill a few hours, felt like we were being watched closely by the staff but this is only so they can advise you to watch your step entering different rooms as there is a little ledge that could lead to trips. Nice use of space but to be... More 

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Address: Address: Kolumbastrasse 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)221 933193-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne

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