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Exhibition
Head of a Pharaoh
Exhibition Children

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Egypt. 3,000 years of culture on the Nile

Today: 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM

from 01 March 2021

The Antikenmuseum Basel has the richest and most diverse collection of Egyptian art in Switzerland. The newly designed show uses the latest exhibition technology to take visitors into the mysterious land of the pharaohs in six themed areas. A children’s adventure trail invites visitors to discover and reflect on ancient Egypt and offers interesting entertainment for young and old.

Glimpse into the exhibition, Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Ruedi Habegger
Head of a Pharaoh, 2000 years BC, Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig
Museum
Aussenaufnahme Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM

St. Alban-Graben 5,  4010  Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  We 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM  |  Fr 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM  |  Sa 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Whitsun 2022

05 June 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

06 June 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Swiss National Holiday 2022

01 August 2022: Closed


Christmas/New Year 2022/2023

24 December 2022: Closed

25 December 2022: Closed

26 December 2022: Closed

27 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

28 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

29 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM

30 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 10.00 PM

31 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

01 January 2023: Closed


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.

Admission

Adults: CHF 12
Groups: CHF 10 (10+ people)
Concessions: CHF 5
Free entry: Thursday and Friday from 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday
Audio guide: free, please bring your own mobile phone and headphones

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

colourkey Free admission

Access

tram 1/2/15 > Kunstmuseum
Exhibition
Head of a Pharaoh
Exhibition Children

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Egypt. 3,000 years of culture on the Nile

from 01 March 2021

The Antikenmuseum Basel has the richest and most diverse collection of Egyptian art in Switzerland. The newly designed show uses the latest exhibition technology to take visitors into the mysterious land of the pharaohs in six themed areas. A children’s adventure trail ...
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Vase in the form of a crouching Gorgon
Exhibition

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

animalistic! Animals and hybrid creatures in Antiquity

19 September 2021 - 19 June 2022

Delve into a world of wild animals and ferocious hybrid creatures that have fired our imaginations from time immemorial. Learn about the status of animals in ancient civilisations and encounter monstrous creatures such as centaurs, griffins, the sphinx and the Chimera. Many ...
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Gorgo Medusa
Special

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Kultur trifft Kulinarik – unser K&K-Angebot

03 June 2022 | 6.00 PM - 9.00 PM

Tauchen Sie ein in das Reich der wilden Tiere und monströsen Mischwesen und verbringen Sie einen faszinierenden Freitagabend im Antikenmuseum Basel. Zunächst entspannen Sie bei einem Apéro (18 Uhr), erleben dann eine Führung durch unsere Ausstellung «tierisch!» (18.30 Uhr) ...
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