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Short guided tour of the Town Hall | Basel Experience

Short guided tour of the Town Hall


The magnificent 16th century Town Hall on the Marktplatz is still the seat of government for the Canton of Basel-Stadt even today. Here you will encounter a combination of architecture, art and politics. During our 30 minute tour of the impressice rooms of parliament and the cantonal government, we will give you more information about the canton's political history and the current situation.

English and German

English on Saturdays 4.30 - 5.00 pm.
German on Saturdays 3.30 - 4.00 pm.

30 minutes

Meeting point
Courtyard of the Town Hall


Please note
the Grand Council Chamber is undergoing refurbishment from 30 June to 10 September 2023, so there may be restrictions in place in and around the chamber, public gallery and cloakroom. 

More information

Cancellation policy

No charges are incurred for cancellations and changes made up to 48 hours before the start of the tour. If you make any changes or cancellations after this time or fail to show up for the tour, the full price will be charged.

Payment policy

The payment is made by credit card directly during the reservation.


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