Plan your visit

Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 10am-6pm, Thursday: 10am - 8pm

1st Thursday of the month 10am-10pm (on public holidays 10am - 6pm)

Closed on Mondays


One-way ticket permanent exhibition: € 7, reduced: € 4.50

Group ticket permanent exhibition from 10 persons: 4,50 € per person

Combiticket Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum/ Museum Schnütgen: 10,00 €, reduced: 7,00 €.

Separate reductions apply for people with a severe disability (GdB) of 50% or more:

One-way ticket permanent exhibition: € 3.50

Combined ticket Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum/ Museum Schnütgen: € 5.00

The disabled person's ID card must be presented at the museum ticket offices in order to be granted reduced admission.


Photography for private purposes in the foyer and in the permanent exhibition is permitted without a tripod or flash. For photo requests or when taking photos for publications, please contact our administration:


The museum is conveniently located in the center of Cologne.

By public transport:
Neumarkt stop (2 minutes walk)
KVB lines 1, 3, 4, 9, 16, 18
Bus lines 136, 146


Underground car park Cäcilienstraße, directly below the museum, entrance via Cäcilienstraße

Museum rate (4 hours): €5 (information at the ticket office)


The museum is suitable for wheelchair users.

The event hall is equipped with induction loops.

For the hearing impaired (hearing aid, CI wearers) a ring loop is available at the audio guide.