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Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum)

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This museum houses an impressive collection of classical art, including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Roncalliplatz 4, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It missed a nice place to sit calmly for a while, but for the rest I really liked it. Lot's of things to see, even though even I as a historian got bored with the pottery after a while. Still, impressive collection.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to understand the full history of the region, going back to the Romans. So remarkable that so many artifacts were saved during the two world wars, especially WWII. Right across the way from the Ludwig art museum. I spent 90 minutes and learned...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cologne was a crossroads in the Roman Empire, and they can't dig for a foundation of a new building without coming across another Roman remainder. Fortunately, they have built this gorgeous big museum to a scale to handle some of the larger finds, and to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This must be one of the best museums for Roman artefacts outside of Italy (and a lot better than some in Italy) The mosaics in the basement are incredible, it must have taken many man hours from a lot of people to complete them. One...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank elwick11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had only 45 minutes to walk this museum but was impressed with its collection of Roman glass and medical instruments. After viewing these departments, it is very obvious that current generations of people do not fully realize, nor do they give credit for, the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Eagle525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located next to the Cologne Cathedral, the museum houses an extensive collections of artifacts from the Roman city which once stood at the site. The highlight of the museum is a well preserved mosaic from the floor of a Roman house which stood here in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Largeroman museum modern design good facilities. Huge number of roman exhibits from beneath Cologne. Excellent for anyone interested in Roman History.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lorrainewood
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This museum has a great collection of artifacts from the Roman Empire, but it badly needs revamping to 'bring it to life' for the average visitor. If you already have a deep interest in that era of history you will love it, but if not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The Roman German Museum is just in front of Cologne Cathedral. It has 3 floors displaying prehistoric artifacts in Stone/Brone/Iron ages including the famous Dionysus mosaic and the tomb of Publicus. Entering to the museum, you need to leave nearly all your belongings in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had short and half day stop in Cologne, this was top on the list of places to visit. We where not disappointed. The mosaics where fabulous, it is in the orginal location and the museum was built around it. There many artifacts very well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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