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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It is a must see Experience !!! I visit Ludwig Museum every time I am in Köln and it never gets boring. more »
We were disappointed that there's a possibility that some paintings are fake. Also, people were very rude. When we entered we were going to go to the bathroom. The woman at the restroom would not... more »
I liked the shapes of the museum which seemed to be designed to get as much as sunlight. However the museum is not well managed in the perspective of user friendliness. There are no arrows or guidances telling visitors where to see next. Some pictures are described in German only, and even some pictures don’t have their name tag. There is an audio guide, but neither any staff told me nor any signs informed that.
The museum is really pedagogic with a lot of texts giving some art history insights which can appreciated by some. But what I truly disliked is the strong presence of the guard, making me feel tracked everywhere i went. I don’t know if my profile is discriminated but they should do an effort to make it more welcoming in the future.
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