About the institution
The Basel Museum of Ancient Art is the only Swiss museum devoted exclusively to the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean region. The permanent exhibition contains ancient art mainly from Egyptian, Greek, Italic, Etruscan and Roman cultures. Located in the heart of the city of Basel, the museum is a place where the ancient world is regularly cast in a new light.
St. Alban-Graben 5 | 4010 Basel
T +41 (0)61 201 12 12 | Fax +41 (0)61 201 12 10
tram 1/2/15 > Kunstmuseum
Our bistro serves coffee, lunches, mediterranean snacks and cakes. We now also serve dinner on Thursdays and Fridays.
Small shop with a a curated selection of products inspired by the ancient world.
special admission fees for temporary exhibitions
Thursday and Friday: Free admission from 5 pm to the special exhibition and selected parts of the permanent collection.
Happy Day: 1st Sun in the month free admission (except during special exhibitions)
Happy Hour: Tue - Sat 16 - 17 h free admission (except during special exhibitions)
Museums-Pass Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass Free admission
colourkey Free admission
Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun 11 - 17 h; Thurs, Fri 11 - 22 h
(The Bistro is open on Thursday & Friday until 23 h and it is closed on Saturday and Sunday.)
Special opening hours
29.03.2018: 11 - 17 h
30.03.2018: 11 - 17 h
1 May (Labour Day)
10.05.2018: 11 - 17 h
20.05.2018: 11 - 17 h