Guided tour of the Town Hall

Duration:  30 minutes

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 tour of the impressive 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

Information regarding COVID-19
Please note that individuals aged 16 and over must present a valid COVID certificate and an official ID to participate in tours in indoor areas.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, it is required to wear a mask during the whole duration of the tour.

Next dates


  • 03:30 p.m. 20 Places available (German) Choose
  • 04:30 p.m. 15 Places available (English) Choose


  • 03:30 p.m. 15 Places available (German) Choose
  • 04:30 p.m. 20 Places available (English) Choose




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Group bookings
You are visiting with a group? This tour is also available as individual group tour.

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Cancellation policy

If the reservation is cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required at the time of booking.

From 5,00 CHF

Available dates



  • 5,00 CHF Adults 
  • 0,00 CHF Children up to 16 years


  • 5,00 CHF Adults 
  • 0,00 CHF Children up to 16 years

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