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Wallraf-Richartz Museum

Obenmarspforten (am Kolner Rathaus), 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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A little gem

I was genuinely surprised by this little museum. I love how it is chronologically arranged and... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2014
Naomi E
Fort Worth, Texas
Great museum!

The museum has an impressive collection ranging from Medieval to modern. The informative signs... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2014
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This impressive museum houses artwork covering every genre from the 13th century through the 19th century.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“van gogh” (15 reviews)
“middle ages” (21 reviews)
“three floors” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Obenmarspforten (am Kolner Rathaus), 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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Reviewed June 19, 2014

I was genuinely surprised by this little museum. I love how it is chronologically arranged and appreciate that it is small and orderly. Great collection of impressionist and Dutch works.

2  Thank Naomi E
Reviewed June 14, 2014

The museum has an impressive collection ranging from Medieval to modern. The informative signs provided interesting information beyond the usual basic facts, and all had English translations. Be ready to check any umbrellas and bags larger than a very small handbag.

1  Thank AMLIndy
Reviewed May 15, 2014

We spent a couple of hours here and could easily have spent longer. We went straight to the top floor to the most recent works and had to tear ourselves away. While the collection is not large, it is well selected and presented, with a...More

2  Thank Pat800
Reviewed May 13, 2014

This museum has an extensive collection of paintings stretching from pre-Renaissance art to the early 20th Century. Although the collection of earlier art is dominated by local artists, it is of very high quality. The Impressionist section is remarkable as well. I counted 4 Morisots...More

1  Thank wobbs1
Reviewed May 6, 2014

It's so well organised,with plenty of space for you to enjoy and ponder over the exhibits. Nect to the Cathedral and main railway station.

Reviewed May 5, 2014

On three floors, representing different eras, each floor with a large collection of paintings, well worth an afternoon viewing, reasonably priced and well laid out with German and English notes about most of the paintings.

Thank JohnBoy582
Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Wallraf-Richartz-Museum is an absolute gem in the heart of Cologne. It contains a cornucopia of exquisite art ranging from medieval through baroque to the impressionists and modernism (in fact, the museum has the widest collection of impressionist and neo-impressionist art in Germany). Set across...More

3  Thank Peter D
Reviewed April 26, 2014

A nice varied collection of medivael to post impressionist paintings. No audioguide but plenty of info in detail on panels. Also nice views of the city and the cathedral.

Thank Terry J
Reviewed April 22, 2014

This museum is a great choice because it has much to offer, other than it's permanent collection. When I visited it, it had an awesome temporary exhibition that showed how artists used to paint on wood surfaces during Medieval times. It let you touch different...More

Thank PierodeSa
Reviewed April 16, 2014

I just loved the museum with all the collections they have. I spent hours there and enjoyed it very much

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