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Important News

Dear visitors,

Due to rise in the number of infections in Cologne, the museums are closed from Tuesday, 13 April 2021.

All annual tickets whose validity falls within the period of corona-related closures will be extended accordingly. This will be recognized unbureaucratically at the admission control.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Bank holidays: 10am – 6pm (Good Friday, Easter Monday, Labour Day (1 May), Ascension Day, Feast of Corpus Christi, Whit Monday, Day of German Unity (3 Oct), All Saints' Day (1 Nov), 2nd Day of Christmas (26 Dec)

First Thursday of each month (except on holidays) – KölnTag: 10am – 10pm

Closed on Mondays (except holidays) and during the Carnival season (Thu, Sun and Mon) and on December 24th, Christmas Day (25 Dec), New Year's Eve (31 Dec) and New Year's Day (1 Jan). Exept holidays, see above.

The Historical collections will be closed for several years due to refurbishment and new exhibition concept.

Admission

Permanent exhibition Art + Design in Dialogue:
Adults: 4 €, concessions 2 €

Special exhibition Hélène Binet – Echoes and Reveries. To Gottfried Böhm's centenary (Oct 23 2020 – Jun 27 2021):
Adults: 5 €, concessions 2,50 €

Combi ticket Hélène Binet – Echoes and Reveries. To Gottfried Böhm's centenary and Art + Design in Dialogue (until Jun 27 2021): 
Adults: 8 €, concessions 4 €

Special exhibition Danish Jewellery Box. Contemporary Jewellery Design (Mar 13 – Aug 1 2021): 
Adults: 6 €, concessions 3 €

Combi ticket Danish Jewellery Box. Contemporary Jewellery Design and Art + Design in Dialogue (Mar 13 – Aug 1 2021): 
Adults: 9 €, concessions 4,50 €

First Thursday of each month except on holidays – KölnTag:
Free admission for Cologne citizens, 5pm-10pm concessions for all visitors. (The Historical collections are closed due to refurbishment.)

Reduced Admission

Trainees, apprentices, students, voluntary service workers and welfare recipients on presentation of valid proof. Non Cologne-based visitors on KölnTag (1st Thursday of each month except on holidays) from 5 pm on, severely disabled persons (one accompanying person will be admitted for free on the presentation of a disability pass marked with the letter B).

Free Admission

Free admission to the permanent collections is granted to:
Children and youngsters up to age 18,
all art history and art technology/conservation and design students (with valid student ID).

Free admission to the permanent collections and special exhibitons is granted to:
Children up to age 6,
children and youngsters up to age 18 living in Cologne,
all school attendees (including two supervisors per school class),
everyone living in Cologne on their birthday and on KölnTagen,
owners of a KölnPass as well as
members of the Overstolzengesellschaft and the Freunde der Art Cologne.

The Historical collections are closed due to refurbishment.

MuseumsCard and Annual Ticket

MuseumsCard Single: € 18
MuseumsCard Family: € 30 (two adults and two children)
 
Combined ticket for all Museums of the City of Cologne, valid on two consecutive days, incl. free ticket for public transport in Cologne on the first day.
More Information and Online Sales:   www.museenkoeln.de

Annual Ticket including Special Exhibitions: € 90 / concs. € 68
Annual Ticket without Special Exhibitions: € 45 / concs. € 34
 
Annual tickets are valid in all the museums of the City of Cologne.
More Information and Online Sales: www.museenkoeln.de

All annual tickets whose validity falls within the period of corona-related closures will be extended accordingly. This will be recognized unbureaucratically at the admission control.