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Museum Ludwig, Cologne

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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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  • I have to admit right off the start: I am NOT a modern art lover. In fact, I dislike most of the pieces of art of the genre. That being said, I entered Ludwig museum with an open mind... and I was....  more
    I have to admit right off the start: I am NOT a modern art lover. In fact, I dislike most of the pieces of art of the genre. That being said, I entered Ludwig museum with an open mind... and I was....  more »
  • This is really nice, both the installations and the building. The Picasso exhibition was really interesting. Worth a visit 
    This is really nice, both the installations and the building. The Picasso exhibition was really interesting. Worth a visit  more »
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  • The collection is quite large with a decent variety in styles so your bound to find some pieces you like, spent 2 1/2 hours there and still hadn't managed to see everything. The "Labs" I thought were fun (designed really for younger audiences but I found it quite engaging non the less).
  • The Museum Ludwig is a must see for everyone who loves modern art. Additionally, currently a must see for Picasso lovers who want to get grip on the broader context of Picasso's work. Yes the architecture of the building makes the building hard to read, but it opens also the opportunity to discover the artwork on your own pace.

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