Admission Kunstmuseum Basel | Main building | New building | Gegenwart

  Collection & Exhibitions     special Exhibitions (incl. Collection & Exhibitions)  
Adults over 20 years 16 15   23 21
Teenagers 13-19 years 8 8   8 8
Students 20-30 years 8 8   8 8
Disabled visitors with ID 8 8   8 8
Groups (over 9 people) 8 8   16 15
Artists (Not IAA/AIAP/UNESCO) 8 8   8 8
Freiw. Museumsverein Basel, freiw. akad. Gesellsch. Basel, voucher Basel Tourismus free free   16 15

Admission to the Kunstmuseum Basel's collections (Gegenwart, New building, Main building) is free on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 5pm to 6pm.

Guided tours Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart | New building | Main building

Private guided tour in the special Exhibition and architecture during the museum’s general opening hours (25 persons max., 60 min.) CHF 550.00
Private guided tour in Exhibitions and Collection during the museum’s general opening hours (25 persons max., 60 min.) CHF 450.00
Private guided tour outside the museum’s general opening hours (25 persons max., 60 min.) CHF 1200.00
Guided tours for school groups from Basel and Basel-Land (25 persons max.) free
Guided tours for school groups from other cantons and outside CH (25 persons max., 60 min.) CHF 220.00
Public guided tours admission plus CHF 5.00
Wednesday matinee CHF 10.00
Family tours for adults CHF 5.00
Family tours for children free
Kids Workshops CHF 5.00
Audio Guide Plus CHF 5.00

Tickets to the public guided tours may now also be purchased in advance at the museum cash desk.
No reservations (with the exception of the Thursday evening tours on Walter de Maria and Christoph Büchel and the children’s workshops on Saturdays).

Private guided group tours may be paid by credit card only upon booking (no invoice will be issued) or on the day of the tour at the reception desk (group counter); Maestro and credit cards and cash accepted (only Swiss Francs).

Free sunday

On the first sunday of the month free entrance in collection and exhibitions. Does not apply for special exhibitions.

Free entrance for following persons and groups of people

  • Children up to 13 years
  • Museums-Pass-Musée
  • Swiss museumspass (incl. Raiffeisencard, only for members)
  • Schools BS+BL
  • Begleitpersonen von Behinderten, die auf Hilfe angewiesen sind
  • Jugendgruppen BS+BL
  • Companions of Children- and Teenager groups (min. 5 persons) under 20
  • Colour Key
  • ICOM / VMS
  • Kunsthistorisches Seminar BS / Schule für Gestaltung Basel (SfG) / HGK BS
  • Artists with IAA/aiap-ID (Unesco-ID)
  • Museums staff Basel
  • Media
  • Freunde des Kunstmuseums Basel




Free admission to all permanent and temporary exhibitions within the member museums