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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

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: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

01 January 2022: Closed

02 January 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Carnival 2022

07 March 2022: Closed

08 March 2022: Closed

09 March 2022: Closed

10 March 2022: Closed

11 March 2022: Closed


Easter 2022

14 April 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

15 April 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

16 April 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

17 April 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

18 April 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


May Day 2022

01 May 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Ascension Day 2022

26 May 2022: 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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