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I bought a ticket and then proceeded to enter the museum but was then told to go to the cloakroom. Confused I did so.
I had a small handbag with me that was just big enough to fit my phone, purse, keys, diary and passport...More
Spread over 3 floors, and somewaht brutalist in architecture, this museum does what it says on the tin. There are many exhibits from the Roman period, bith found locally and from afar and from other collections.
Of particular note are the floor mosaics and ceramics....More
You should definitely go there! Cologne is a city that was founded in Antiquity, and lost of ancient things were found below the very streets you are going through. Actually, a lot of pieces of this museum were found during excavations of the streets! From...More
What an outstanding collection of Roman artifacts. The Romans not only left the old city's wall behind in Cologne but all sorts of domestic items including exquisite glass objects, statues and mosaic floors. The museum is easily to get to because it is just around...More
Just around the corner of the magnificent Dom is the "Kolumba", the Museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne, which, with the exhibition "Pas des Deux", offers exciting and inspiring juxtapositions of Roman, medieval and contemporary objects. This in close cooperation with the Roman-Germanic Museum Cologne...More
This museum contains an amazing collection of Roman and allied decorative arts. If that is your thing, it's unlikely you will see better anywhere. I was very impressed by the ceramics.
Also included are many stone carvings, capitals, tombs and the like, along with splendid...More
We just love museums and this was really interesting. I had no idea that the Romans had settled so far north. The mosaics were amazing. I highly recommend that you see both this museum and the cathedral as they are right next door to each...More