Newly acquired ivory carvings from the time of the gothic cathedrals

26 January 2024 – 20 October 2024

In recent years, the Museum Schnütgen’s collection of Gothic ivory carvings has been enriched by several outstanding pieces. Those are being displayed in a special presentation within the collection.


Shrines and Stones from St. Pantaleon

Intervention at the Museum Schnütgen

31 May 2023 - 20 October 2024

As precious loans from St. Pantaleon, one of Cologne’s twelve large Romanesque churches, the museum is showing the two reliquary shrines of Saints Albinus and Maurinus, as well as three fragments of the stone sculptures from the church’s 11th-century west façade.


The Printed Book of Hours from 1525 – A New Acquisition in Context

From 6 December onwards


The permanent collection

Museum Schnütgen

The scope of the collection ranges from wooden and stone sculptures, valuable works of the goldsmith’s art and stained glass to rare ivories and textiles.




You will find a chronological retrospective of past exhibitions in the archive.

To the archive