The results of the research projects at the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum are diverse. These results are published in the form of an exhibition, essay, monograph or online-presentation.


Provenance Research

The RJM did a complete inventory of its collections. On the basis of this, concepts for systematic provenance research can now be developed.
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Hermann Klaatsch

"Australian Aborigines as 'an object of study'. A study on the academic reception of the other"

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Wilhelm Joest

The aim of the historian Sabine Eller, who lives in Cologne, is to present the adventurous life of this ethnologist , collector, photographer, global traveller and chronicler in all its many facets.

Hans Helfritz

Systematic editing of the photographic legacy of Hans Helfritz.

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Masks (Sri Lanka)

Ritual masks and costumes of Singhalese healing rituals (Sri Lanka).

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Opening Hours & Adress

Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum
Cultures of the world
Cäcilienstraße 29-33
50667 Köln
+49 0221 / 221 - 313 56

Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-8pm
(public holidays 10am-6pm)
Closed on Mondays