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17 November 2018 to 30 June 2019
December 1977 saw the opening of the Museum of East Asian Art’s new building, designed by the Japanese architect Kunio Maekawa (1905–86). Situated by the artificial lake known as the Aachener Weiher, it replaced the building destroyed in World War II and so provided the museum, founded in 1909, with a new home. more
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.more
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.more
Exhibition catalogues, catalogues of the collection, publications on particular themes, and museum guidemore
Tuesday to Sunday
11am – 5pm
Every first Thursday in the month
11am – 10pm
The museum is closed on 24th, 25th and 31st December and on 1st January. Also closed on Carnival: 28th February to 5th March.
€ 3.50 / € 2
All under Heaven – The Museum of East Asian Art by the Aachener Weiher, 40 Years (November 15, 2018 - June 30, 2019)
€ 9.50 / € 5.50
KölnTag on the first Thursday of the month (except public holidays): free admission to the Permanent Collection for all Cologne residents.
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
The museum is barrier-free. Disabled toilet available.