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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.

It opened in 1980 under the name Museum für Gegenwartskunst and was one of the world's first venues to focus solely on contemporary art. It exhibits works from the collections of Kunstmuseum Basel and the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation. Alongside rotating collection exhibitions it also hosts regular lectures and discussions on modern art topics, guided tours and viewings.

Take advantage of your BaselCard and get a 50% discount on your museum visit. The free guest card is included in every overnight stay and will be given to you at check-in.

More information on the BaselCard



Monday closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


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