As the city of museums, Basel attracts with internationally renowned houses like Fondation Beyeler, Kunstmuseum or Museum Tinguely. At the same time, you will discover treasures like the Toy Worlds Museum, which was created from a private teddy bear collection. There are almost 40 museums in total that you can admire in Basel.
With your BaselCard you benefit from a 50% discount on admission to all Basel museums.
Located directly on the Rhine and built by Mario Botta, the largest collection by Jean Tinguely can be viewed here.
FONDATION BEYELER (Riehen)
Built by Renzo Piano, in addition to the Beyeler couple's collection, visitors can also visit three top-class art exhibitions each year.
SPIELZEUG WELTEN MUSEUM
The museum with over 1000m2 on four floors is unique in Europe. It houses the world's largest collection of old teddy bears as well as carousels, historical dolls, toy grocery stores and doll houses.
The Kunstmuseum Basel houses one of the largest art collections in Europe.
VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM (Weil am Rhein)
A unique design museum with many changing exhibitions.
The Vitra House, built by Herzog & de Meuron, is also worth a visit.
It is Vitra's flagship store and the home of the Vitra Home Collection.
The Basel Theater is the most important three-part theater in Europe and shows top-class productions in ballet, opera and drama every evening. You will be amazed at what is offered to you on the Basel stages!
Don't miss out on the latest film highlights during your visit to Basel! Whether cult film, summer blockbuster or independent production - in the city center you will find numerous cinemas that take you into the world of film.
ART IN THE CITY
Pablo Picasso , Jonathan Borofsky and Jean Tinguely are just a few of the names of artists who enrich the cityscape of Basel with their works. Peppered with urban art hotspots, the city is a mecca for art lovers.