Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), Cologne

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Don't miss the highlight of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum): an 1,800-year old mosaic of the god Dionysus. The artwork, crafted from millions of ceramic tiles, is--amazingly--completely intact. Throughout the museum's three floors, you'll see hundreds of artifacts from the Roman colonization of the Rhine Valley. Various dioramas offer details about daily life and religion in Roman Germania. The exhibits are laid out to resemble the inner courtyard of a Roman villa. As you walk around, you'll see that the museum was built around the discovery of the mosaic. Be sure to pay a visit to the restored stretch of ancient road just outside the building. Work out when and for how long to visit Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum) and other Cologne attractions using our handy Cologne journey tool .
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  • The museum is currently (25 January 2019) closed until further notice, due to renovation work. No date is given for the re-opening, check their website for more information !  more »
  • I was in Cologne ton Jan 2 and 3 when the museum was supposed to be open and both times it was closed, they didnt have the decency to place a message on their website or even post the reasons why it's...  more »
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  • I could only see the roman floor mosaic and the reconstituted monument in memory of a roman man. That was very nice, and the guide spoke a good english so it was cool. The two things are very impressive, by the way.
  • Closed! For maybe years! Big renovations. Fortunately, on set times you can visit for only 3 euros the museum's two highlights. A wellspoken guide will explain Roman life in 20 min. You can not miss this gem.
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