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Museum Ludwig, Cologne

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Catch the third-largest Picasso collection in the world (900 pieces!) at Museum Ludwig. This modern-art museum houses a collection of Pop Art, Surrealism, and abstract pieces. Tour the galleries to admire famous works by Warhol, Pollock, Dali, and Lichtenstein. Then check out the impressive collection of Russian avant-garde and German Expressionist artwork. The museum is adjacent to the famous Cologne Cathedral. Before you head to Cologne, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cologne online itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Cologne has to offer, including Museum Ludwig.
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  • We found this Museum by accident on our last day in Cologne whilst browsing the markets. We were gutted as it was closing in two hours and you definitely need more than that to see everything. The... 
    We found this Museum by accident on our last day in Cologne whilst browsing the markets. We were gutted as it was closing in two hours and you definitely need more than that to see everything. The...  more »
  • When you think about Cologne, you probably think of the Cathedral and the many, many brauhauses. However, I think of the impressive 20th century art collection of museum Ludwig. There is so much to... 
    When you think about Cologne, you probably think of the Cathedral and the many, many brauhauses. However, I think of the impressive 20th century art collection of museum Ludwig. There is so much to...  more »
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  • Beautiful space and easy access, just 2 minutes walk from the famous Cologne Cathedral. You might need 3-4 hours to cover the whole 3 floors of the exhibition space. They also commit to sustainability and try to integrate it into many aspects-operation, program, and building. The museum restaurant is also very high quality. Absolutely love the time spent there
  • Excellent modern art collection in great architecture. We liked the cafe as well, it’s possible to have a drink and hop back into your visit. Terraces are great to catch a view over the dome and get some fresh air. Basement has changing collection. All together great place for a 3-4 hour visit, highly recommend.

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