The Mu­se­um

Photo: A.R.


On Fe­bruary 5, 1976 Peter and Irene Lud­wig and the Ci­ty of Cologne signed a do­na­tion con­tract found­ing the Mu­se­um Lud­wig more

Abbildung Team


An overview of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig’s staff of em­ploy­ees more



Pre­serv­ing the col­lec­tion of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig for fu­ture gen­er­a­tions is the task of our conser­va­tion work­shop more

Art and Museum Library

Art and Mu­se­um Li­brary

The Kunst- und Mu­se­ums­bi­blio­thek (Art and Mu­se­um Li­brary) is one of the largest public li­braries for mod­ern art and pho­tog­ra­phy in the world more

Abbildung: Daguerreobase


The Eu­ro­pean Union re­search pro­ject “Daguer­robase” is ded­i­cat­ed to the ear­li­est form of the pho­to­graph—the daguerreo­type more