Gay History Centre, Cologne

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Centrum Schwule Geschichte, Köln

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CSG, Vogelsanger Strasse 61, 50823 Cologne, Germany

Telephone & Fax:

0221 529295 (from within Germany)

0049 221 529295 (from outside Germany)


Opening Times: closed for the time being, due to an  reorganisation of our Centre



"It's not good, that the man should be alone" (Gen. 2,18)


Pic taken from Der Mann in der Photographie, Band III, Zürich 1958, S. 64 (unknown photographer)

The Gay History Centre (CSG) was founded in 1984.

Our Objectives:

  • To investigate the history of homosexual men with a particular reference to Cologne and the Rhineland.

  • To collect relevant material/publications and archive said material.

  • To create and publish in-house materials.

  • To organise exhibitions and to disseminate information through working in partnership with other organizations.

  • To support the struggle towards homosexual equality.


Archive and Library

Permanent Exhibition

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