Events

21. Oct.

Night at the Museum

Exclusive Family Event, all in german
Fri 21.10., 7 p.m. – Sat 22.10., 9 a.m.
For children 6 years and older, only when accompanied by an adult.
Limited capacity, registration mandatory: nmb@bs.ch or +41 61 266 55 00
Children: CHF 40.–, Adults: CHF 60.–, breakfast included

Spending a night in a museum? Roam through the museum with a torch and unroll your sleeping bag next to the sabre-toothed tigwe or under the whale skeleton: this special tickle is offered exclusively to children accompanied by adults. 

For children 6 years and older. One adult can host a maximum of 3 children.

Special rates for members of the 'Friends of the Natural History Museum Basel' association and for holders of the 'Family Pass'.

23. Oct.

Profi Talk: Meet the Scientist

2.00 - 5.00 p.m.
Free admission

Have you stumbled across a curious bone or antler in the forest or found a special stone or an unusual insect at the River Rhine? Perhaps you have also picked up the chirping of a bird or the sounds of an animal and don't know who they come from?

Bring your found treasure with you and our scientists will help you uncover its secret.

10. Nov.

Vernissage Wildlife Photographer of the Year

6.30 p.m.
Free entry

Cordial invitation to our opening ceremony.

18. Nov.

Night at the Museum

Exclusive Family Event, all in german
Fri 18.11., 7 p.m. – Sat 19.11., 9 a.m.
For children 6 years and older, only when accompanied by an adult.
Limited capacity, registration mandatory: nmb@bs.ch or +41 61 266 55 00
Children: CHF 40.–, Adults: CHF 60.–, breakfast included

Spending a night in a museum? Roam through the museum with a torch and unroll your sleeping bag next to the sabre-toothed tigwe or under the whale skeleton: this special tickle is offered exclusively to children accompanied by adults. 

For children 6 years and older. One adult can host a maximum of 3 children.

Special rates for members of the 'Friends of the Natural History Museum Basel' association and for holders of the 'Family Pass'.

20. Nov.

Guided Tour in English Wildlife Photographer of the Year

3.00 – 4.00 p.m.
Admission to the exhibition, guided tour included

Every year, the special exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year presents new, breathtaking nature photographs that inspire millions of people around the world. From mid-November, the impressive exhibition of the Natural History Museum London with the 100 award-winning images of the year 2022/2023 will be the exclusive guest of Switzerland in Basel.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is considered the most important competition for nature photography worldwide. For over 50 years, it has provided the space to capture the most amazing and challenging views of nature through the means and expression of photography. Each year, the 100 best images are selected from thousands of submissions and displayed in a special exhibition that can be seen around the world.