Tick­ets are valid for same-day ad­mis­sion to the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion gal­leries and all spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions.

Adults: €12 
Dis­­­coun­t­ed tick­­et*: €8.00
Fam­i­lies: €24.00
Groups: €8.70 per per­­­­son (20 or more peo­ple)

Free en­try**:

  • chil­dren un­der the age of 6 
  • chil­dren and young adults un­der the age of 18 to the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion (spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion(s) = re­duced price)
  • refugees + 1 per­son in com­pany to the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion
  • com­pany of peo­ple with a dis­a­bil­i­ty and in pos­ses­sion of a valid “severe­ly hand­i­capped” pass dis­play­ing the let­ter “B” 


*dis­count­ed tick­ets: chil­dren and young adults un­der the age of 18 to spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions, stu­dents, trai­nees, hold­ers of the "Köln Pass", mem­bers of the "Ver­band Bil­den­der Kün­stler", mem­bers of the "In­ter­na­tio­nale Or­gan­i­sa­tion für Bil­dende Kunst"

**other free en­tries in­to our per­ma­nent col­lec­tion + spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion(s): ICom mem­bers (In­­ter­­na­­tio­n­al Coun­­cil of Mu­se­ums), hold­ers of the "Kün­stlerkarte Köln", hold­ers of the "Förderkarte der Museen der Stadt Köln"

Buy tick­ets on­line (in­clud­ing a tick­et for the public tran­s­port in the VRS area)

School groups and ac­com­pany­ing teach­ers
Free ad­mis­sion to the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion, €4.00 per stu­dent/teach­er to spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion ar­eas

An­nu­al Tick­et to the Cologne Mu­se­ums

Here you can find in­for­ma­tion about the Jahreskarte der Köl­n­er Museen (An­nu­al Tick­et to the Mu­se­ums of the Ci­ty of Cologne)


The mu­se­um build­ing is de­signed to ac­co­mo­date vis­its with wheelchairs or strollers. Wheelchairs are avai­l­able at the ad­mis­sions desk. We al­so of­fer tours via tour guides for vis­i­tors with hear­ing dis­a­bil­i­ties. Please in­quire with ad­mis­sions per­son­nel.

Late Night Thurs­day

On the first Thurs­day of the month, be­gin­nig at 5:00 p.m., we of­fer dis­count­ed ad­mis­sion to the col­lec­tion and all spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions for €7.00.

Dur­ing the even­ings of our Late Night Thurs­days you can ex­pe­ri­ence mu­sic, film, cabaret, read­ings, artist talks, and much more in the mu­se­um!

Part­n­er Ben­e­fit

Pre­sent a Thalys tick­et at the ad­mis­sion desk and re­ceive mu­se­um ad­mis­sion at the dis­count­ed price of €7.50.

Cologne Day

On ev­ery first Thurs­day of the month, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., all Cologne resi­dents re­ceive free ad­mis­sion to the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion. On this Köl­n­Tag ("Cologne Day"), all from 5 p.m. on and for all spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions the re­duced fee is €7 per per­son.

Köl­n­Tag at the ci­ty's mu­se­ums