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Rammelnde Hasen (c) Jeton Shali
Guided Tour Barrier-free

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Fokusführung: SEXY – Triebfeder des Lebens

02 May 2024 | 5.30 PM - 6.30 PM

Ein Experte aus dem Museum diskutiert mit einem fachkundigen Gast. Gemeinsam führen sie durch die Sonderausstellung, vertiefen Inhalte und greifen neue Aspekte aus der Ausstellung auf. Bringen Sie Ihre brennendsten Fragen mit. Wir stehen Red' und Antwort zum Thema Sex im Tierreich.

Daniel Haag-Wackernagel, Biologe mit Schwerpunkt Sexualbiologie und Yvonne Barmettler, Leiterin Vermittlung & Kommunikation Naturhistorisches Museum Basel führen gemeinsam durch die Sonderausstellung.

Im Anschluss After Hours in der Museumsbar.


Rammelnde Hasen (c) Jeton Shali
Museum

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

OpenClosed | 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Augustinergasse 2,  4001  Basel

photo: Gregor Brändli

Opening Hours

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

Please consult our website www.nmbs.ch/en before your visit to find out about the current situation regarding COVID-19.


Swiss National Holiday 2024

01 August 2024: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM


More: https://www.nmbs.ch/en/your-visit.html

Christmas/New Year 2024/2025

24 December 2024: Closed


Berchtold's Day

02 January 2025: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Institution

Discover the «Archives of Life».
Lose yourself in the variety of our exhibitions. Learn exciting facts about exotic animals. Go back to the past, to the age of dinosaurs, even to the formation of the Earth. Experience the development of mammals, such as the mammoth and the sabre-toothed tiger.

Admission

Permanent exhibition
Adults: CHF 7.–
Teenagers (under 20 years): CHF 5.-
Students / in training (under 30 years): CHF 5.–
Children (under 13 years): Admission free

Happy Hour for everyone: Tues - Sat, last hour of opening: Admission free
1st Sunday of the month: Admission free

Public guided tours / guided tours behind the scenes
Adults: CHF 7.–
Teenagers (under 20 years): CHF 5.–
Students / in training (under 30 years): CHF 5.–
Children (under 13 years): Admission free

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

tram 6/8/11/14/15/16/17,
bus 31/33/34/36/38 > Schifflände,
tram 1/2/15 > Kunstmuseum
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Whale & Fish – Gentle Giants of the Ocean

Permanent exhibition

The permanent Whale & Fish exhibition offers a magical view not only over the rooftops of Basel, but also most importantly of the wonderfully presented skeleton of a minke whale. It lay for forty years in the collection room before finding its way into the exhibition. Another ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Fire & Water – From the Mountain Summits to the Oceanic Abyss

Permanent exhibition

Earth is an exceptionally dynamic planet. The characteristics of its surface originate deep inside the planet. This is the only way to explain the continents that have been moving for millions of years, the rising mountain peaks, the formation and subduction of oceanic ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Dinos & Sauriers – Living Images of the Past

Permanent exhibition

How did the dinosaurs live? What did they eat? How quickly did they grow? Why did they get so big? And what was their social behaviour like? Our permanent exhibition offers plenty of answers to these and other questions. We'll show you that, actually, dinosaurs were far from ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Ammonit & Belemnite – The Endless World of Fossils

Permanent exhibition

The Ammonite & Thunderbolt exhibition houses rocks from north west Switzerland that are between 16,000 and 250 million years old. They include the most important groups of micro-fossils, plants and invertebrates. These also include numerous fossils of aquatic creatures such ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Octopus & Butterfly – Fascinating Invertebrates

Permanent exhibition

Invertebrates do not have a bony skeleton. Their striking appearance is often shaped by an exoskeleton as is the case with insects, or a shell system as found in mussels and snails. However they can also be soft and mobile, like worms. The exhibition offers an overview of the ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Nature's Showcase – Birds, Mammals & Minerals in Switzerland

Permanent exhibition

The exhibition shines the spotlight on indigenous birds, mammals and minerals. The exterior of birds and mammals reveals a lot about how they move, hunt and eat. Two habitats, the city and the mountains, show examples of how animals are able to adapt to a constantly changing ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Loophole – From the Egg to the Butterfly

Permanent exhibition

Once a caterpillar has battled its way out of its egg, it eats as much as it can. It changes its appearance, grows and metamorphoses in order to ultimately emerge from its chrysalis as a beautiful butterfly and fly through the air. We illustrate this remarkable stage of ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Quagga & Dodo – Threatened and extinct

Permanent exhibition

Since its origins in the 18th century, the Natural History Museum Basel has repeatedly gathered examples on its expeditions of animal species that have since disappeared from the natural world. Thanks to the correct storage of the collection objects in our «Archives of Life», ...
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Mammoth & Sabre-Toothed Tiger – In a Land before our Time

Permanent exhibition

Saber-toothed cats, Megaloceros (giant elk), dwarf elephants and humans – the evolution of mammals is spectacular. We showcase mammals and their ancestors using selected rare specimens. The climax of the exhibition is our famous mammoth.

Mammals today account for ...
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Special

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Profi-Talk: Meet the Scientist

02 June 2024 | 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM

Auf Augenhöhe mit der Wissenschaft.

Haben Sie das Gezwitscher eines Vogels oder die Laute eines Tieres aufgenommen und wissen nicht, von wem sie stammen? Oder sind Sie im Wald über einen Knochen gestolpert?
Unser Profi-Talk legt den Fokus auf die Biologie. Kommen ...
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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Tag der Natur in den Merian Gärten // Eintritt frei

15 June 2024 | 4.00 PM - 4.00 PM

FORSCHUNG LIVE
Expert:innen-Tisch, spannende Funde, Artenliste, den Wissenschaftler:innen über die Schulter schauen

KINDER-RALLYE
Für Neugierige. Mit einer Belohnung für alle, die mitmachen

BEOBACHTUNGSPOSTEN
Rund ums Lehmhaus

ESSEN UND ...
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Special

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Tag der Natur in den Merian Gärten // Eintritt frei

16 June 2024 | 4.00 PM - 4.00 PM

FORSCHUNG LIVE
Expert:innen-Tisch, spannende Funde, Artenliste, den Wissenschaftler:innen über die Schulter schauen

KINDER-RALLYE
Für Neugierige. Mit einer Belohnung für alle, die mitmachen

BEOBACHTUNGSPOSTEN
Rund ums Lehmhaus

ESSEN UND ...
Read more