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Wallraf-Richartz Museum

Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22121119
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Great collection of mediaeval art

Not just mediaeval, but also Baroque and 19th Century. The descriptions on the paintings go beyond... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MxInLondon
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London
The city's leading old masters picture gallery

Lovers of art should visit this museum. A look at its website will suggest the quality of the work... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol K
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New York City, New York
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This impressive museum houses artwork covering every genre from the 13th century through the 19th century.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“van gogh” (15 reviews)
“middle ages” (21 reviews)
“medieval art” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Obenmarspforten, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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+49 221 22121119
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just mediaeval, but also Baroque and 19th Century. The descriptions on the paintings go beyond the who painted it and what is it representing, but it also gives you the context in which it was created and some techniques used in some of them

Thank MxInLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovers of art should visit this museum. A look at its website will suggest the quality of the work shown in it, from late medieval art through to modern times, with plenty of work by famous Old Masters.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you're a fan of old paintings (1100-1900) you positively have to visit this gorgeous museum. It's not to big, and not to small, perfect for museum lovers who do have other plans for the day. We took our time and we're inside for approximately...More

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Amazing Museum with Art from 13th to 20th Century. Visit also the Sammlung Ludwig of 20th and 21st Century. Most amazing this was all a private collection donated to the city of Collogne.

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The museum houses an impressive collection of paintings. On the top floor there is impressionism, with painters like Manet, Monet, and Gauguin. A floor below, there are magnificent landscapes by the Dutch masters, Cuyp, Van Ruisdael, and others. And a household by Jan Steen. Another...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I particularly enjoyed seeing the collection's Dutch masters, including still lifes and portraits. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Iliketotakeiteasy
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This museum offers a wide range of paintings with everything from Dürer to Monet, Renoir and Cezanne and some sculptures incl. some by Degas. However, the museum does not offer any "sensation" / superfamous pieces and will not be of the highest interest for somebody...More

Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This museum houses a unique collection of medieval art from the Netherlands snd Germany. The wall text is particularly informative and the works are in excellent condition.

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a good museum spread over four floors that groups the paintings largely by time starting with medieval times, then Dutch inspired times and then more modern stuff. When we visited there was also an exhibition in the basement about the building/design for the...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you are in Cologne for the day, visit. Don't make a special trip for this museum. It is nicely arranged, but nothing special

Thank Sheri R
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