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Address: Kolumbastrasse 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)221 933193-0
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Museum with amazing accustic

Collection confronts hhistorical clerical artefacts with modern art. Building inkludes the remains of a destroyed church. The accustic is amazing! If you are a singer try the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Collection confronts hhistorical clerical artefacts with modern art. Building inkludes the remains of a destroyed church. The accustic is amazing! If you are a singer try the accustic in the northern tower with an echo up to 25 seconds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The intervention and respect of the remains of the old church and old buildings that were in the site was done really good by Peter Zumthor, this area is worth visiting. The exhibition in the upper floors of the building is kind of strange as contemporary art is mixed with old catholic art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I was very surprised by this building and its collection of modern art. From the outside, it very much stands apart frome the other buildings with its sleek white exterior. The highlight was the excavation around an old chapel (which can also be visited for free) offering very neat views of the old Gothic construction. The art itself is very... More 

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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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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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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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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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