01. Sep.

Identification Day

Bring us your discoveries – we will tell you what they are
3 – 5 p.m.
Free admission

Have you stumbled across a remarkable stone or have you found an enchanting feather?

Whether stone, insect, feather or bone: Bring us your treasures! Our experts will take a close look at them and tell you what you have found. We solve mysteries about natural objects, determine the finds or clarify questions about your objects.

Even if not all professionals are personally present during the identification day: We accept your finds nevertheless, pass them on to our experts and contact you as soon as they have had an eye on them.

20. Sep.

Night at the Museum

Exclusive Family Event, all in German
Fr 20.09., 8 p.m. – Sa 21.09., 9 a.m.
For children between 6 – 10 years, only when accompanied by an adult
Limited capacity, registration by phone mandatory:
+41 61 266 55 00
Children: CHF 40.–, Adults: CHF 60.–, incl. breakfast

Spend a night at the museum and roam the rooms with your flashlight? That sounds just like a movie! Exactly, except that the animals don't come alive here. Still, it is a special experience to roll out your sleeping bag under the whale skeleton - unforgettable impressions will be guaranteed. We offer this special tickle exclusively to children accompanied by adults. An adult can take a maximum of three children with them.

Special prices for members of the 'Verein Freunde des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel' and for owners of the 'Familienpass'.

06. Oct.

Identification Day

Bring us your discoveries – we will tell you what they are
3 – 5 p.m.
Free admission

Have you stumbled across a remarkable stone or have you found an enchanting feather?

Whether stone, insect, feather or bone: Bring us your treasures! Our experts will take a close look at them and tell you what you have found. We solve mysteries about natural objects, determine the finds or clarify questions about your objects.

Even if not all professionals are personally present during the identification day: We accept your finds nevertheless, pass them on to our experts and contact you as soon as they have had an eye on them.

11. Oct.

Night at the Museum

Exclusive Family Event, all in German
Fr 11.10., 8 p.m. – Sa 12.10., 9 a.m.
For children between 6 – 10 years, only when accompanied by an adult
Limited capacity, registration by phone mandatory:
+41 61 266 55 00
Children: CHF 40.–, Adults: CHF 60.–, incl. breakfast

Spend a night at the museum and roam the rooms with your flashlight? That sounds just like a movie! Exactly, except that the animals don't come alive here. Still, it is a special experience to roll out your sleeping bag under the whale skeleton - unforgettable impressions will be guaranteed. We offer this special tickle exclusively to children accompanied by adults. An adult can take a maximum of three children with them.

Special prices for members of the 'Verein Freunde des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel' and for owners of the 'Familienpass'.

01. Nov.

Night at the Museum

Exclusive Family Event, all in German
Fr 01.11., 7 p.m. – Sa 02.11., 9 a.m.
For children between 6 – 10 years, only when accompanied by an adult
Limited capacity, registration by phone mandatory:
+41 61 266 55 00
Children: CHF 40.–, Adults: CHF 60.–, incl. breakfast

Spend a night at the museum and roam the rooms with your flashlight? That sounds just like a movie! Exactly, except that the animals don't come alive here. Still, it is a special experience to roll out your sleeping bag under the whale skeleton - unforgettable impressions will be guaranteed. We offer this special tickle exclusively to children accompanied by adults. An adult can take a maximum of three children with them.

Special prices for members of the 'Verein Freunde des Naturhistorischen Museums Basel' and for owners of the 'Familienpass'.

05. Dec.

AFTER HOURS. CHILL AT THE MUSEUM

For everyone who likes the extraordinary
6 – 11 p.m.
Free admission, drinks extra

Like every year we heat up the winter with our charming museum bar. Once a month you can visit the exhibition 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' in the evening and raise your glasses to the end of the day.

09. Jan.

AFTER HOURS. CHILL AT THE MUSEUM

For everyone who likes the extraordinary
6 – 11 p.m.
Free admission, drinks extra

Like every year we heat up the winter with our charming museum bar. Once a month you can visit the exhibition 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' in the evening and raise your glasses to the end of the day.