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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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