Your visit

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

Special opening hours

We also welcome you on the following days:

1st August (Swiss national public holiday): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Good Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Easter Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Easter Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Easter Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1st May (Labour Day): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Ascension Day: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Whit Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Whit Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission Fees

Temporary Exhibition EARTH AT ITS LIMITS
(incl. Permanent Exhibitions)

Adults: CHF 19.–
Teenagers (under 20 years): CHF 9.–
Students / Trainees (under 30 years): CHF 9.–
Children (under 13 years): Admission free

Free admission with the MUSEUMS-PASS-MUSÉE, the Swiss Museum Pass, the Raiffeisencard and membership of the Natural History Museum Basel's Friends Association.

Permanent Exhibitions
Adults: CHF 7.–
Teenagers (under 20 years): CHF 5.–
Students / Trainees (under 30 years): CHF 5.–
Children (under 13 years): Admission free

Free admission with the MUSEUMS-PASS-MUSÉE, the Swiss Museum Pass, the Raiffeisencard and membership of the Natural History Museum Basel's Friends Association.

Last hour of opening, Tues - Sat: Free admission (Permanent Exhibitions only)

1st Sunday of the month: Free admission (Permanent Exhibitions only)

Public guided tours / guided tours behind the scenes
(not currently taking place)
Adults: CHF 7.–
Teenagers (under 20 years): CHF 5.–
Students / Trainees (under 30 years): CHF 5.–
Children (under 13 years): Admission free

How to get here

By public transport
Take tram No. 2 (from SBB railway station or Badischer Bahnhof) to the 'Kunstmuseum' stop, then walk through the Rittergasse and over Münsterplatz to Augustinergasse 2 (museum entrance).

Take tram no. 8 or 11 (from SBB railway station) to the 'Marktplatz' stop, then walk via Freie Strasse and Münsterplatz to Augustinergasse 2 (museum entrance).

By car
Take the motorway exit for 'Basel City' or 'Badischer Bahnhof'. Please follow the parking guidance system and use the multi-storey car parks in the city centre. The museum does not have any parking facilities.

Car parks nearby
Parkhaus Storchen
Fischmarkt 10, 4051 Basel

Parkhaus Elisabethen
Steinentorberg 5, 4051 Basel

Location

Please note that a video surveillance system is installed in the delivery area 'Martinstor'. Further info

Museums passes

Free admission with the Museums Pass Musées, the Swiss Museums Pass, the Raiffeisen card, membership of ICOM/VMS and membership of the Natural History Museum Basel's Friends Association.

Order your Museums PASS Musées here!