A note to our visitors

The main building of the Kunstmuseum Basel is closed for renovation work and to connect to the New Building before re-opening in April 2016. The closure affects the exhibition spaces of the gallery and the department of prints and drawings, the prints and drawings study room, and the bookshop in the main building.

Masterworks of modernism are on view in the exhibition Cézanne to Richter – Masterpieces from the Kunstmuseum Basel at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst through the end of February 2016. The Kunstmuseum Basel’s Old Masters can be admired in the exhibition Holbein. Cranach. Grünewald – Masterpieces from the Kunstmuseum Basel at the Museum der Kulturen Basel starting April 11, 2015.

Artworks of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation will be on display at the Schaulager. The exhibition, entitled FUTURE PRESENT – Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation – Contemporary Art from Classic Modernism to the Present Day, will be on display from June 13, 2015 until January 31, 2016.

Museum für Gegenwartskunst (MGK)

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed
Open 10am–6pm on Ascension Day, Whitsunday, and Whit Monday.

Thanks to a generous grand from the Fonds für künstlerische Aktivitäten im Museum für Gegenwartskunst der Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung und der Christoph Merian Stiftung, admission to the MGK is free for all visitors through the end of the year.

St. Alban-Rheinweg 60
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 62 62
Fax +41 61 206 62 52

The museum is wheelchair accessible.

www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch/mgk
www.facebook.com/mgkbasel

Bookstore / Shop Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed
Open 10am–6pm on Ascension Day, Whitsunday, and Whit Monday.

The bookshop in the Museum für Gegenwartskunst remains open and offers an enlarged selection.

St. Alban-Rheinweg 60, CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 63 50
Fax +41 61 272 80 62

shop.office‎@‎kunstmuseumbasel.ch
www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch/shop

Kunstmuseum Basel

Closed for renovation and construction work until mid-April 2016

St. Alban-Graben 16
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 62 62
Fax +41 61 206 62 52

www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch
www.facebook.com/kunstmuseum.basel

Kupferstichkabinett
(Department of Prints and Drawings)

Closed for renovation and construction work until mid-April 2016. Photographs of many works will be available by order (depending on the work’s location).

St. Alban-Graben 16
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 62 62
Fax +41 61 206 62 52

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Bookstore / Shop Kunstmuseum Basel

Closed for renovation and construction work until mid-April 2016.

A satellite salesroom offering a small selection of literature as well as postcards and information materials will be set up in the library. We will be happy to answer your questions and take orders at our bookshop in the Museum für Gegenwartskunst, by phone or email, or via our online shop.

St. Alban-Graben 16
Postbox
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 62 82
Fax +41 61 206 62 84

Library Kunstmuseum Basel

Tue–Fri 10am–6pm
Sat 10am–5pm

The library remains open as the main building closes for renovations. It will host a satellite salesroom of the bookshop offering a small selection of literature as well as postcards and information materials.

St. Alban-Graben 10
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 206 62 70
Fax +41 61 206 63 78

Bistro

Mon–Fri 9am–3pm
Sat/Sun closed 

St. Alban-Graben 14
Postbox
CH-4010 Basel
Tel. +41 61 271 55 22
Fax +41 61 271 54 25