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Exhibition
Einblick in die Kutschendurchfahrt in der virtuellen Tour in 3D
Exhibition

Historisches Museum Basel – Haus zum Kirschgarten

Digital: Virtueller Rundgang des Hauses zum Kirschgarten in 3D

Today: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Permanent exhibition

Einblick in die Kutschendurchfahrt in der virtuellen Tour in 3D
Museum

Historisches Museum Basel – Haus zum Kirschgarten

Opening Hours

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

Christmas/New Year 2020/2021

24 December 2020: Closed

25 December 2020: Closed

26 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

27 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

28 December 2020: Closed

29 December 2020: Closed

30 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

31 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

01 January 2021: Closed

02 January 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

03 January 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Carnival 2021

22 February 2021: Closed

23 February 2021: Closed

24 February 2021: Closed


Easter 2021

02 April 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

03 April 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

04 April 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

05 April 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


May Day 2021

01 May 2021: Closed


Ascension Day 2021

13 May 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Whitsun 2021

23 May 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

24 May 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Swiss National Holiday 2021

01 August 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Christmas/New Year 2021/2022

24 December 2021: Closed

25 December 2021: Closed

26 December 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

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: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

01 January 2022: Closed


Institution

The Basel Historical Museum with its three sites is widely regarded as the most important museum of cultural history on the Upper Rhine. It collects, conserves, records and researches objects and artefacts of relevance to our cultural heritage for future generations, tells visitors the story of Basel, and is a place for discourse and engagement with both present and future.

The Haus zum Kirschgarten was built for the silk ribbon manufacturer and army colonel Johann Rudolf Burckhardt between 1775 and 1780. The mansion designed by the architect Johann Ulrich Büchel attests to his client’s wealth and status and is a tour de force of early Neoclassical style, influenced in part by Masonic concepts. It has been a museum of domestic culture since 1951. Most of the interior is devoted to the 18th- and 19th-century period rooms formerly inhabited by Basel’s bourgeoisie. But the museum also houses several special collections and hosts mini-exhibitions, such as that on Sheikh Ibrahim.

Admission

CHF 10.- / CHF 5.-*

Combi-ticket: CHF 20.- / CHF 10.-* (for Barfüsserkirche, Musikmuseum, Haus zum Kirschgarten)
*For young people under 20 and up to 30 if still in education or training.

Group rate (from 10 people): CHF 8.-

Free admission for children aged up to 13

Happy Day: 1st Sunday of the month free admission
Happy Hour: Free admission for the last hour of the day (except Sundays and holidays)

Special exhibitions are subject to special rates and conditions.

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

tram 1/2 > Kirschgarten
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Haus zum Kirschgarten Vestibül
Exhibition

Historisches Museum Basel – Haus zum Kirschgarten

The magnificent Kirschgarten House

Permanent exhibition

The magnificent Kirschgarten House - built between 1775 and 1780 as the home and office of a Basle silk ribbon manufacturer - is one of Switzerland's principal museums of domestic life. Laid out on two floors, period rooms depict life during the eighteenth and nineteenth ...
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Haus zum Kirschgarten Vestibül
Guided Tour Children

Historisches Museum Basel – Haus zum Kirschgarten

Safari im Stadtpalais - Was zwitschert, brüllt, kräht und wiehert denn da?

03 January 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Ein tierischer Pirschgang führt uns vom Keller bis unters Dach.

Um Löwen, Kamele und Elefanten zu sehen, muss man nicht weit reisen. Komm mit auf Safari ins Haus zum Kirschgarten! Tiere sind beliebte Motive für allerlei Gegenstände und Verzierungen. Zusammen erkunden ...
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Historisches Museum Basel – Haus zum Kirschgarten

Wild Boar and Lettuce

08 June 2018 - 31 December 2021

Among the great treasures of porcelain art are the animal-shaped tureens and deceptively real-looking plates of olives or lettuce made by the Strasbourg manufactories. This new show will present these exquisite pieces in the larger context of the dining culture of that era.
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