Tick­ets + Open­ing Hours

Tick­ets are valid through­out the day and en­ti­tle you to en­ter the col­lec­tion rooms and all spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. more

Abbildung Anfahrt / Museum Ludwig


The Mu­se­um Lud­wig is lo­cat­ed in the im­me­di­ate vicini­ty of Cologne Cathe­dral, op­po­site Cologne Cen­tral Sta­tion. more

Guid­ed tours

We of­fer public and in­di­vi­d­u­al guid­ed tours to the cur­rent ex­hi­bi­tions for adults, chil­dren, ado­les­cents and school class­es more

Audio Guide

Au­dio Guide

With our au­dio guide you will learn more about im­por­tant works in the col­lec­tion of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig. more


The mu­se­um build­ing is de­signed to ac­com­mo­date vis­its with wheelchairs or strollers. Find out more here. more

Events and Ac­tiv­i­ties


Lec­ture se­ries and talks fo­cused on our spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions and col­lec­tions more

Late Night Thursday

Late Night Thurs­day

There are days that are just dif­fer­ent from others: more in­ter­est­ing, more en­joy­able, more exc­it­ing more


The kunst:dialoge turn the mu­se­um in­to a meet­ing place for young peo­ple more

Work­shops + Cre­a­tive Spaces



The POP LAB of­fers all kinds of things to dis­cov­er about Pop Art! more


There is some­thing to learn about Pho­tog­ra­phy for the whole fam­i­ly – in our FO­TO LAB. more

Pro­gram for chil­dren and fam­i­lies

Fam­i­ly Tours

The Ed­u­ca­tion De­part­ment se­ries Für Kin­der und El­tern of­fers tours for chil­dren ages 6 and up, with and with­out paren­tal at­ten­dance more

Abbildung Kindergeburtstage

Chil­dren’s Birth­days

First an exc­it­ing tour, then a vis­it to the col­or­ful work­shop: cele­brate your child’s birth­day at the mu­se­um! more

Abbildung Familienkoffer

Fam­i­ly Suit­case

I’m pack­ing my bag! In­ter­ac­tive suit­cas­es for chil­dren ages 2 and up ex­plor­ing the top­ics of col­or, form, and ma­te­rial more

Vacation Program Photo

Va­ca­tion Pro­gram

Va­ca­tion at last! So that it doesn’t get bor­ing, check out our di­verse va­ca­tion pro­gram for chil­dren more

Abbildung MuseumKinderZeit


The Ed­u­ca­tion De­part­ment hosts a work­shop with the ti­tle Mu­se­umKin­derZeit for chil­dren ages 5 to 7 and 8 and up more

Mu­se­um and School