The permanent exhibition of the Museum is currently closed due to general renovation work. Important exhibits will be shown in an interim exhibition in the Belgian House (Cäcilienstraße 46). We will inform you about the exact opening date as soon as possible.
From Tuesday 19 February 2019, the Dionysos Mosaic and Poblicius Tomb will be open to the public again as part of a guided tour (in German; up to 25 people).
Guided tours from Tuesday to Sunday: at 10.00, 11.00, 15.00, 15.30, 16.00, 16.30
Numerous archaeological finds, relics of daily life in Roman Cologne, put the visitor right in the heart of COLONIA CLAUDIA ARA AGRIPPINENSIUM. Architectural elements, inscriptions, portraits, pottery, etc., illustrate the development of the ancient city.
The prehistoric artefacts on display are from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages: they were found in Cologne. the Rhineland and other selected European sites. Several archaeological monuments have been left in situ and are also open to the public.
The museum is also a research centre, with archives relating to the archaeology of the city, an extensive documentation on historical monuments and a specialist library (at present containing 30,000 volumes).