Jüdisches Museum der Schweiz

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About the institution

The Jewish Museum of Switzerland shows one of the best collections of Judaica in central Europe. It exhibits valuable items depicting religious and everyday life and aims to introduce the Jewish history of Basel and the region. Tombstones dating from the Middle Ages and contemporary documents, Hebrew books printed by the famous Basel printing houses and mementos of the Zionist Congresses enrich the collection.




Kornhausgasse 8 | 4051 Basel
T +41 (0)61 261 95 14

tram 3, bus 30/34 > Universität
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Disabled visitors

Wheelchair accessible - No wheelchair-accessible WC




CHF 8.-/5.-/3.-
Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Opening hours

Mon, Fri, Sun 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wed 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on jewish holidays:

Jewish Museum of Switzerland
Jewish Museum of Switzerland