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Relics and reliquaries

Museum Schnütgen

You may be familiar with Cologne’s most famous icon of devotion – the bust of St. Ursula. But there were many other examples of the veneration of relics in the Rhineland of the Middle Ages. Many gold works and wood sculptures owe their existence to this phenomenon as they served as precious receptacles for the relics and material remains of Christian saints. And it is this phenomenon which also spawned many curious stories. Join us on a startling journey to explore medieval thinking.

Duration: 60 mins
Max. group size: 25
Target groups: upper secondary education level, students, adults 
Tuesday to Friday: 75 € plus admission for adults | 50 € plus admission for students | 40 € for school classes
Supplement: weekends/foreign language tour: 10 € each

The tour cannot be booked for several groups at a time.

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