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Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

Ave Caesar! Romans, Gauls and Germanic tribes on the Banks of the Rhine

Today: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

23 October 2022 - 30 April 2023

The exhibition is devoted to the importance of the River Rhine for the early history of our region and for the whole of Europe, and highlights the epoch-making changes brought about by Caesar's campaigns. The main subject are the political, cultural and economic relationships between the Rhine region and the Mediterranean civilisations.

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig
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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 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Swiss National Holiday 2024

01 August 2024: Closed

Christmas/New Year 2024/2025

24 December 2024: Closed

25 December 2024: Closed

26 December 2024: Closed

30 December 2024: Closed

01 January 2025: Closed


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.


Adults: CHF 18
Groups: CHF 16 (10+ people)
Concessions: CHF 5
Free entry: Thursday and Friday from 5 pm
Audio guide: free, please bring your own mobile phone and headphones

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

colourkey Free admission


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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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