Culture & History


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Antikenmuseum und Sammlung LudwigSt. Alban-Graben 5,
Tel. 061/271 22 02
Tu-Su 10-17,
Admission fee CHF 5.- / 3.-
  • Greek works of art 2500-100 BC
  • Italic works of art 1000BC - 300AD

SkulpturhalleMittlere Strasse 17,
Tel. 061/261 52 45
Tu-Su 10-12,14-17
Building and plasticity of the Parthenon

Historisches Museum : BarfüsserkircheBarfüsserplatz,
Tel. 061/271 05 05
Mo,We-Su 10-17
Admission fee collection CHF 5.-/3.-
1st Su of the month free
  • Art of the Middle Age and Renaissance
  • Chest of the Minster
  • History of the city
  • Coin cabinet

Historisches Museum : Haus zum KirschgartenElisabethenstrasse 27/29,
Tel. 061/271 13 33
Tu-Su 10-17
Admission fee CHF 5.-/3.-
1st Su of the month free
  • Basel style of living in the 18th and 19th century
  • Glas
  • Faïences
  • Porcelain
  • Pauls-Eisenbeiss-foundation
  • Watches
  • History of the Christoph-Merian-foundation

Historisches Museum : MusikinstrumentensammlungLeonhardstrasse 6,
Tel. 061/271 05 05
We and Fr 14-17,
Su 10-12.14-17
Largest collection of musical instruments of Switzerland

Historisches Museum : Kutschen- und SchlittensammlungBarn next to the villa Merian in Brüglingen/St. Jakob
We,Sa,Su 14-17
Coaches and sledges of the 18th,19th and 20th century from family estate

Stadt- und MünstermuseumUnterer Rheinweg 26,
Tel. 061/267 66 25/42
Tu-Sa 14-17,So 10-17,
Admission fee collection CHF 5.-/3.-
1st Su of the month free
  • Scupltures of the Minster
  • City-models
  • Special exhibitions

Schweizerisches SportmuseumMissionsstrasse 28,
Tel. 061/261 12 21
Su, Mo-Fr 10-12,14-17
Sa 14-17
From the running wheel to the race-bicycle

Ausstellung der Basler MissionMissionsstrasse 21,
Tel. 061/268 81 11
Mo-Fr 8-12,14-18
Didactic exhibition of the partnership with churches of other continents

Kollegienhaus der Universität BaselKollegiengebäude Petersplatz 1,
Tel. 061/267 30 15
Mo-Fr 10-21,Sa,So 10-17
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