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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 - 5.00 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 - 5.00 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

Swiss National Holiday 2021

01 August 2021: Closed


Christmas/New Year 2021/2022

24 December 2021: Closed

25 December 2021: Closed

26 December 2021: Closed

27 December 2021: Closed

28 December 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

29 December 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

30 December 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

31 December 2021: Closed

01 January 2022: 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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Terracotta group with dancing satyr and maenad
Exhibition

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

About harmony and ecstasy. Music in the ancient civilizations

18 April 2021 - 19 September 2021

Music played a central role in many ancient cultures. It could be heard in all areas of life. The exhibition «About Harmony and Ecstasy» explores the diverse uses of music in Antiquity while also focusing on its inherent dichotomy. While Apollo, the patron of music and the ...
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Terracotta group with dancing satyr and maenad
Special

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

In die Unterwelt und zurück – Das Lied des Orpheus

19 August 2021 | 6.00 PM - 7.30 PM

Monodien von Alessandro Scarlatti, Luigi Rossi, Claudio Monteverdi u.a.

Ensemble Profeti della Quinta:

- Elam Rotem (Cembalo und Leitung)
- Doron Schleifer (Countertenor)
- Ori Harmelin (Theorbe)

Eintritt frei
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Terracotta group with dancing satyr and maenad
Special

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Odysseus. Begegnungen mit Helena, Kirke, den Sirenen und Penelope

26 August 2021 | 6.00 PM - 7.30 PM

Musik aus Episoden aus dem Epos «Odyssee» von Homer, um 700 v. Chr.

Ensemble Melpomen:

- Conrad Steinmann (Kompositionen, Aulos, Kymbala)
- Arianna Savall (Gesang und Barbitos)
- Giovanni Cantarini (Gesang, Kithara und Lyra)
- Martin Lorenz ...
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