Planning your visit

Admission

Adult ticket permanent collection: 6 €, concession: 3.50 €
Combo ticket Museum Schnütgen and Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum: 10 €, concession: 7 €
Group rate permanent collection (from 10 persons): 3.50 € per person

Concession tickets: for students 

Free admission: for children under 6 years of age when accompanied by an adult, school students, apprentices, Cologne residents under 18 years of age, holders of the Köln-Pass and for Friends of the Museum.

Tours: information about our guided tours and individual offers can be found under “In dialogue”. Unless stated otherwise, the cost of the tours are included in the listed price.

Multimediaguide: Themed tours are available in English free of charge.

MuseumsCard Single

Admission to all municipal museums on two consecutive days as well as use of the public transportation system of VRS partner companies within the Cologne city limits on the first day of validity. 

Available from the ticket desks of all participating museums or from KölnTicket.

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KölnTicket

MuseumsCard Family

Admission for two adults and two children under 18 years of age to all municipal museums on two consecutive days on which the museums are open as well as use of the public transportation system of VRS partner companies within the Cologne city limits on the first day of validity.

Available from ticket desks of all participating museums or from KölnTicket.

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KölnTicket

Annual ticket

The annual ticket allows you to enjoy art and culture as often as you like - for 12 months, 6 days a week in all 9 museums and the Archaeological Zone. The ticket is valid for the permanent collections but can also be purchased to include all special exhibitions.

Available from ticket desks of all participating museums or from KölnTicket.

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KölnTicket

Opening times

Mon closed
Tues to Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Thurs 10 am – 8 pm

CologneDay 10 am – 10 pm
First Thursday of each month

Public Holidays 10 am – 6 pm
Good Friday, Easter Monday, 1.5., Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Corpus Christi, 3.10. and 26.12.

Closed on

Carnival: Carnival Thursday (Old Maid's Day),
Sunday and Shrove Monday;
24., 25., 31.12. and 1.1.

 
 

Visiting address & directions

Museum Schnütgen
Cäcilienstraße 29-33
50667 Cologne

Please note that the former visitors’ entrance off the garden of St. Cecilia has been closed since October 2010. The new entrance is located in the foyer of the annexe, which can be reached from Cäcilienstraße.

Getting here by bus or public transport

Subway: Neumarkt station (two stations from Cologne Central Station/Cathedral)
KVB (tram) lines 1, 3, 4, 9, 16, 18
Buses 136, 146

For questions concerning the timetables of Cologne’s KVB public transportation system, please click here.

Getting here by car

Underground car park Cäcilienstraße, directly under the museum,
entry from Cäcilienstraße
museum rate (4 hours): 5 €
(information at the ticket desk)

How do I get there? Are there still parking spaces? Click here for more information.

 

Taking photographs in the collection

You may take photographs of the permanent collection for private use without flash or use of a tripod.

Postal address & contact

Museum Schnütgen
Leonhard-Tietz-Str. 10
50676 Cologne

Tel: +49 (0) 221 221 31355
(Visitors’ information during opening times)
or +49 (0) 221 221 22310 (administration)
Fax: +49 (0) 221 221 28489
museum.schnuetgen[at]stadt-koeln.de