Museum

History und Architecture more

Exhibition

The printed Image more

Exhibition

Netsuke and Sagemono more

The collection

A treasure house of art from China, Korea and Japan more

Programme

See, experience, understand more

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Exhibition | Current

Netsuke and Sagemono

2 September to 27 October 2017

The exhibition presents a selection of netsuke and sagemono from museum and private collections. more

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The printed Image

2 December 2017 to 29 April 2018

The special exhibition opens forty years to the day since the opening of the new building, designed by Kunio Maekawa, on the Aachener Weiher, a building which gave the Museum of East Asian Art a new home after the destruction of its former premises in the Second World War. more

Programme

See, experience and understand

All of the museum’s exhibitions are accompanied by numerous different programmes – guided tours, workshops, lectures or special events, for grown-ups, school groups, children or the whole family. 

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Collection

A treasure house of art from China, Korea and Japan

The Museum for East Asian Art was opened in 1913 as the first specialist museum of its kind in Europe. It now houses one of the most distinguished collections of art from China, Korea and Japan in Germany. 

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Museum

History and architecture

At the heart of the museum’s holdings is the collection of Buddhist painting and sculpture, Japanese screen painting, coloured woodblock prints, Korean ceramics and lacquer art assembled by the museum’s founders Adolf and Frieda Fischer. 

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Schmitz im MOK

Cafeteria

Salon & Metzgerei Schmitz im MOK – coffee and cakes, snacks and lunch menu – on sunny days on our attractive terrace. Tue to Fri: 10am – 5pm, Sat and Sun: 10am – 6pm, closed Mon.

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Publications

Exhibition catalogues, catalogues of the collection, publications on particular themes, and museum guide

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Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday
11am – 5pm
Every third Thursday in the month
11am – 10pm
Closed Mondays
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Admission prices

Permenent Collection:
€ 3.50 / € 2
Free admission to the Permanent Collection with special exhibition for Cologne under-18s, all schoolchildren (incl. 2 accompanying adults per class), holders of the KölnPass, children resident in Cologne on their birthday.
KölnTag on the first Thursday of the month (except public holidays): free admission to the Permanent Collection for all Cologne residents.
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How to get here

Public transport: Tram routes 1 and 7 and bus route 142, alight at ‘Universitätsstrasse’
There is a car park at the museum
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Barrier-free

The museum is barrier-free. Disabled toilet available.
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Museum für
Ostasiatische Kunst Köln
Universitätsstrasse 100
D 50674 Köln
Ticket office +49.221.221-28617
mok@museenkoeln.de
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