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25 Attractions

Ferries

Basel Zentrum

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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Fondation Beyeler

Basel Zentrum

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

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Kunsthalle Basel

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Zentrum

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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Museum Tinguely

Basel Zentrum

Situated directly on the Rhine, the Museum Tinguely, built after plans by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta, houses the greatest collection of works by Jean Tinguely (1925–1991), one of the most innovative and important Swiss artists of the 20th century.

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Vitra Design Museum

Deutschland

The Vitra Design Museum numbers among the world’s most prominent museums of design.

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Anatomisches Museum der Universität Basel

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Region

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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Basel Zoo

Basel Zentrum

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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Basler Papiermühle

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Zentrum

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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HMB - Museum für Geschichte / Barfüsserkirche

Basel Zentrum

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

Basel Zentrum

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

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HMB - Museum für Wohnkultur

Basel Zentrum

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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Museum der Kulturen Basel

Basel Zentrum

The Museum der Kulturen Basel ranks among the leading ethnographic museums in Europe. The impressive collections (320,000 objects) including artefacts of world renown reflect the vast and varied scope of human ways of life.

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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Basel Zentrum

Discover the archives of life. Lose yourself in the variety of our exhibitions. Learn exciting facts about exotic animals. Go back to the past, to the age of dinosaurs, even to the formation of the Earth.

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Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

Basel Zentrum

The Pharmazie-Historische Museum of the University of Basel currently contains one of the largest and most significant collections relating to the history of pharmacy.

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Rhine cruises

Basel Zentrum

Whether a cosy family excursion, a school trip or a romantic day with your loved one, a cruise on the Rhine is a very special experience!

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S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

Basel Zentrum

S AM – the Swiss Architecture Museum – seeks to enlarge our perception of architecture and urbanism.

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Skulpturhalle Basel

Basel Zentrum

This is one of the largest collections of plaster casts of ancient sculptures.

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Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

Basel Zentrum

With over 6000 teddy bears, dolls, toy grocers’ shops, doll houses and carousels, the Toy Worlds Museum Basel is unparalleled in Europe. The collection of over 2500 teddies is the world’s largest of its kind.

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Spielzeugmuseum, Dorf- und Rebbaumuseum Riehen

Basel Region

The three departments of the Museum of Riehen are housed in the 17th-century Wettsteinhaus. The historic building provides an idyllic setting for one of the leading collections of European toys of every kind.

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Theater Basel

Basel Zentrum

Theater Basel is Switzerland’s biggest multipurpose theatre.

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