Owing to the refurbishment of the permanent exhibition and the rearrangement of the special exhibition area, the Kölnisches Stadtmuseum is closed to visitors from 27 January to 20 March 2020.

On 21 March 2020 the Kölnisches Stadtmuseum will re-open with the exhibition50 Johr Bläck Fööss“.



Kölnisches Stadtmuseum
Zeughausstr. 1-3
50667 Köln

Tel.: 0221/221-22398 (ticket office)

Contact details for individual staff members can be found under the heading „Museum/Team“.

Orders for pictures are dealt with by the Rheinische Bildarchiv Köln

Contact: rba@rbakoeln.de , Tel. 0221/221-22354



Tuesday: 10am – 8pm
Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Public holidays: 10am – 5pm
KölnTag (every first Thursday in the month): 10am – 10pm
(Note: no KölnTag on public holidays)



Special exhibitions (Alte Wache)
Admission € 5.00, concessions € 3.00 (students etc.)
School students pay the concessionary price. 

Free admission: children under 6; Cologne children under 18; kindergarten groups; all students in school groups, plus 2 accompanying persons per class); holders of the ‘KölnPass’; Cologne residents on their birthday.



By public transport
U-Bahn (city underground): station Appellhofplatz/Zeughaus 
Deutsche Bahn (main line railway): Köln Hbf./Dom, from there 5 minutes on foot; or Köln-West (change to U-Bahn, 2 stops)

By car
Parking available at: Börsenplatz, DuMont-Carrée



Access to the permanent exhibition is disability-friendly. Unfortunately only the ground floor of the special-exhibition area in the Alte Wache is accessible for wheelchair users.

NOTE: Unfortunately the lift in the permanent exhibition is currently out of order, which means that only the ground floor is accessible for wheelchair users at the moment. The problem will be dealt with as quickly as possible. Until then, wheelchair users will only be charged the concessionary price.


Kölnisches Stadtmuseum

Zeughausstraße 1–3
50667 Köln
Tel.: 0221/221-22398
Fax: 0221/221-24154
eMail: ksm@museenkoeln.de


Opening times

Tuesday: 10am – 8pm
Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Public holidays: 10am – 5pm
KölnTag: 10am – 10pm