Basel – Culture Unlimited.

BaselCard

“More of the city for less.” Visit the beautiful city of Basel at the heart of Europe and discover 100% culture with the BaselCard.  On the banks of the Rhine, at the border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland is a fantastic city just waiting to be discovered by you.

Discover the sights of the city with a BaselCard (valid for either 24 or 48 hours) and take advantage of numerous discounts on cultural offers and attractions. Regardless of whether you visit Basel's famous zoo, go on a walking tour of the Old Town, take a boat trip on the Rhine, visit the theatre, cross the river by ferry or visit one of the first-rate museums in Basel and the surrounding area: with the BaselCard you’ll save 50% on selected tourist activities in the city. 

Ferries

Take a trip across the Rhine in style and comfort on one of the four ferries that connect Kleinbasel with Grossbasel.

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Stories of Basel's Old Town

Join us on a journey back through all the epochs. There can be few other cityscapes where buildings dating back as far as the fifteenth century engage so...

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Basel Zoo

The Zoological Gardens, known affectionately as “Zolli” by Basel's inhabitants, opened in Basel in 1874 and is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animals.

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Anatomisches Museum der Universität Basel

The Anatomical Museum of the University of Basel was founded by Prof. Carl Gustav Jung in 1824. Original preparations of human body parts, organs and tissue are displayed in the museum.

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Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

The Basel Museum of Ancient Art is the only Swiss museum devoted exclusively to the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean region.

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Augusta Raurica, Augst

Off to visit the Roman period! The largest archaeological park in Switzerland offers more than thirty surprising, unique and exciting sights including the most impressive Roman theatre north of the Alps, the atmospheric Roman house and on display in the museum the largest collection of late antique silver.

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Basler Papiermühle

Within the walls of a fascinating medieval mill, in an authentic setting, the visitor will learn about many things, from hand-made paper to finished books.

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Cartoonmuseum Basel

The Cartoonmuseum Basel is the only museum of its kind devoted exclusively to satirical art – from the caricature to the comic.

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Fondation Beyeler

By building Renzo Piano’s museum in 1997, the Fondation Beyeler made its collection accessible to the public.

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HMB - Museum für Geschichte / Barfüsserkirche

The Historisches Museum Basel (HMB) is housed in four separate buildings and ranks among the most important museums of cultural history on the Upper Rhine.

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HMB - Museum für Musik / Im Lohnhof

Switzerland’s largest collection of musical instruments is on display in the historic Lohnhof building.

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HMB - Museum für Wohnkultur

The magnificent Kirschgarten House – built between 1775 and 1780 as the home and office of a Basel silk ribbon manufacturer – is one of Switzerland’s principal museums of domestic life.

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Kunsthalle Basel

Kunsthalle Basel is dedicated to exhibiting, discussing, and reflecting on the art of the present, and it has been so ever since its founding in 1872.

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Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart

Kunstmuseum Basel | Contemporary is a joint undertaking by the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, the Christoph Merian Foundation and the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

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Kunstmuseum Basel | main building

The main building of Kunstmuseum Basel, dating from 1936, was designed by Basel-based architect Rudolf Christ together with master builder Paul Bonatz from Stuttgart, both advocates of conservative modernism.

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