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Köln Card

Enjoy all the attractions on offer in one of the most beautiful cities in the Rhineland, with the Cologne tourist card, giving you discounts on museums and monuments!

What is the Köln Card?

The Köln Card is a tourist card offering discounts between 20% and 50% on entry to the main museums and monuments in Cologne.

What discounts are included?

50% discount on museums such as:

  • The Carnaval Museum
  • Perfume Museum
  • Käthe Kollwitz Collection Museum
  • Mustard Museum
  • Museum of Dance


20% Discount on the following:

  • Museum of sport
  • Ludwig Art Museum
  • Roman Museum


Other discounts include...

  • 40% on the Kolumba museum
  • 27% on the Museum of Chocolate
  • 25% on the Odysseum museum of Science


Discounts on tourist buses, tours, activities as well as in shops and restaurants in Cologne.

Free, Unlimited Transport

During the validity of the card you can benefit from free, unlimited use of the buses, trams, and regional (S-Bahn) trains which pass through the centre of the city and the surrounding regions.

Important: the Cologne metro (U-Bahn) is not included in the Köln card.

How does the card work?

Your card will be activated when you use it for the first time. From this moment, depending on the kind of card you have chosen, you will have either 24 or 48 consecutive hours to take advantage of all its advantages and discounts.

Where to pick up the card?

You can collect your Köln Card from the Cologne Tourism Office, found in front of the cathedral.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Per Person
24 hour Köln Card
US$ 10.20
48 hour Köln Card
US$ 20.30

24 hour Köln Card

  • Per Person

    US$ 10.20

48 hour Köln Card

  • Per Person

    US$ 20.30

More Information


1 day - 2 days.


Köln Card over the chosen time period.

Discounts in museums, tourist attractions, activities, tours, shops and restaurants.

Unlimited, free use of public transport (except the U Bahn) during the validity of the card.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Cologne local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 10.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Cologne Tourist Office


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.