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Wallraf-Richartz Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A tour though art history from medieval times to the 20th century

This is a great museum in a perfectly designed building to display works of art. You can follow the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nicosia, Cyprus
loved it.

This was a really great art museum to visit. They had really clever ways to explaining the art, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolyn B
Toronto, Canada
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“van gogh”(15 reviews)
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This impressive museum houses artwork covering every genre from the 13th century through the 19th century.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great museum in a perfectly designed building to display works of art. You can follow the historical periods through the rooms and there are masterpieces spanning 7 centuries to see. Especially helpful the explanation about the time period and art developments in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum quite large for Cologne. Unfortunately very few paintings are interesting or have a real value. Visit if you have a free time, but nothing impressive.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really great art museum to visit. They had really clever ways to explaining the art, and a room with bean bag chairs and good wifi and a great few of the city. The art itself was beautiful. I would happily go again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed very much the collection of the museum. Wonderful paintings by the classic modern artists. Nice shop. A very kind and helpful seller/cashier.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is crammed with paintings by well-known artists. It also gives an insight into the history of different art movements of the times.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Having travelled the world and seen hundreds of museums I wasn’t expecting too much of this small regional museum but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality if the collection. In fact, it reminded me of the Thyssen-Bornamizsa collection in Madrid - not as broad...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited Wallraf Museum in Cologne last week, as part of a school group. The entry was free. We provided our students with our own quiz to complete, which the staff was happy for them to get on with or assist when needed (our students were...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

you cannot enter this museum if you have a bag- very disappointing. You could search my bag if you are concerned for security

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

She lost my umbrella and didn’t apologize to me. She just said “I don’t know, I don’t have your umbrella here.” And the other clerk promised me they will contact by 6 if they find my umbrella, but it will not be called. I am...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

This is the perfect museum - well laid out, and easy to see in a about 90 minutes to 2 hours. The galleries provide a good overview, but information on specific works of art can be pretty brief, so best to bring a guidebook that...More

Thank Kimberly R
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