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Wonderful religious art exhibition

It cost just 6 Euro's to visit this fascinating exhibition based in a museum close to the Neumarkt... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
19Max54
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Colchester, United Kingdom
An amazing place to see medieval art in a medieval setting

This museum is a real gem - don't be confused by the entrance, which is ultra modern, as once you... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Alison G
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

It cost just 6 Euro's to visit this fascinating exhibition based in a museum close to the Neumarkt U-Bahn/tram stop. The stained glass and the various carving were superb. The quality was unexpectedly brilliant. Although an atheist some of it was very moving.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This museum is a real gem - don't be confused by the entrance, which is ultra modern, as once you get into the museum you quickly find your way into the medieval church next door. The collection is beautifully arranged so that there is a...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 17 December 2017

A very nice collection of medieval art, mostly from the churches in and around Cologne, which are displayed in an old church, as well as a few extra rooms. The pieces are very nicely displayed, and the art ranges from stained glass to objects used...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Well worth a visit. Thought provoking, eye opening and just a feel good cultural experience. This culture has so much to learn, experience and remember. It truly reflect on some of our culture's past.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I can't imagine why anyone would rate this as Poor, although apparently someone did.. It is an outstanding collection of medieval art. Most of it is religious art, but even atheists will enjoy looking at exquisite carving, endearing statues of the holy family and saints,...More

1  Thank Carol K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Off the beaten track. this one is smaller than the Roemisch-Germanisch but has lots of historic religious artifacts dating back centuries. Inexpensive for adults and free for students

Thank Retirrdglobetrotter
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This museum has a very nice collection of religious medieval items. With sculptures and items used in religious services. Three things made this place stand out for me: 1) The frescoes in the church; 2) The antiquity of some items. There were books from the...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Outstanding collection medieval Christian art. Excellent audio guide in English. So many treasures and the church building is great too

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The collection is small but good. I would not say it warrants a visit for this collection alone, but since it is in the same building as the very interesting Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum and the ticket is good for both museums, it is worth a quick visit...More

Thank AshleySFCA
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Schnütgen Museum of medieval Christian religious art is spread over three interconnected building: the Romanesque church of St. Cecilia, a brick annex from the fifties by German architect Karl Brand (1900-1995) and a recent building also housing the Rauchenstrauch-Joest Museum dedicated to Cultures of...More

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