Museum Ludwig is located in the city and houses the collection of modern and contemporary art. Most of its works include the pop art, abstract and surrealism. One of the largest collection of Pablo Picasso are also held in the museum of Europe and is a major attraction of the city. There are many things to do at Museum Ludwig!
Museum Ludwig Tours
1. Family Tours
Things to do at Family Tours are intended for parents with their children ages 7 and under. The Children's Tours are designed for children ages 8 and up, without their parents, who are free to do something of their own in the meantime. Tours meet at the admissions desk. Admission for children is free, adults pay regular admission price tickets.
2. Museum Kinder Zeit
Museum Kinder Zeit meets at a different museum every week, focusing on a variety of topics. The program is offered for children ages 5 to 7, and for children 8 to 11. Adults may attend to their own business in the meantime. In addition, please remember to wear a smock or non-sensitive cloting while working in a workshop.
3. Studios for Yound People and Adults
Here the best things to do at studios, you will get creative about yourself. You get practical studio courses offer various possibilities to do. This studio guided you to have creative minds, also organize workshops, weekend classes, and studio serries in which different topics and techniques. With proffessional guidance you will develop your own visual compositions by drawing, painting or printing and experiment with different techniques.
How to Get Tickets?
You can buy your tickets online. Tickets are valid for same-day admission to the permanent collection galleries and all special exhibitions. If you want to buy tickets on the spot, you can directly visit the tickets booth. Otherwise, if you want to safe your time you can book your tickets by online and this is more practice for you. Also, when you buy tickets online you may see discount and special price that upload on the website. It contains a public transport ticket (VRS) and is valid for three tears after purchase.
How To Get Around?
The museum building is designed to accommodate visits with wheelchair or stollers. Wheelchair are available at the admission desk. We also offer tours via tour guides for visitors with hearing disabilities. Please inquire with admission personnel.
What Should I Wear?
There is no specific dress code. You may have a comfortable clothes to get tours at this museum. Also get pair chick t-shirt and pants for while you capturing your photo.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit the Museum is in summer season. Starting from April are the best time. You can also enjoy sightseeing a lot.
Will I Need a Guide?
You can use audio tour of the collection. You can download the audio guide prior to your visit. The audio guides, which contain texts on both current exhibitions and the permanent collection, are available from the ticket office in the foyer at a charge of € 3 . It is also an audio guide for children.
How To Get There?
The Museum Ludwig is located in the direct vicinity of the Cologne Cathedral, across from the Cologne Central Station. You can get little walking around 5 minutes to the Museum. If you are arrived at Deutsche Bahn you can get the public transportation; such as Dom/Hauptbahnhof for train, subway/U-Bahn and S-Bahn from the Cologne/Bonn Airport.
The museum is closed on Mondays and select holidays during the Christmas and New Year period. Make the most of the museum's discounted Thursday evening admission prices.