Points of interest, museums & theaters in Cologne

Atelier Theater

The theater in Cologne offers an extensive programme of cabaret, comedy, travesty and first-class entertainment.

Centrum Schwule Geschichte

The archive and research center collects everything about gay life in Cologne, organizes exhibitions, city tours and lectures.

Farina Duftmuseum

The world of fragrances: Visit the fragrance museum of the Eau de Cologne with original production rooms from the 18th century.

Kölner Karnevalsmuseum

The museum offers the opportunity to experience the carnival up close from its beginnings to the present day.

Kölner Zoo

Experience around 10,000 animals from more than 700 different species in one of the oldest and most popular zoos in Germany.

Museum Ludwig

The Museum @ Cologne Cathedral presents the most extensive Pop Art collection in Europe & the third largest Picasso collection in the world.

Museumsnacht Köln

At night in the museum! Over 45 museums, art and cultural venues throughout Cologne open their doors to night owls.

Musical Dome

The event location in downtown Cologne directly on the Rhine - musicals, concerts & comedy, shows and much more.


The amusement park near Cologne provides unlimited fun with several roller coasters, attractions and shows.

Queerfilmnacht @ Filmpalette

Gay Cinema in Cologne: Once a month Queerfilmnacht shows gay/lesbian films before the official cinema or DVD launch.