Basel - Art Spaces

Museum der Kulturen Basel

Among the most important ethnographic museums in Europe, the museum’s collection goes back to the mid-19th century.

Current Exhibitions

22 Mar — 19 Jan
Museum der Kulturen Basel presents the exhibition Thirst for Knowledge Meets Collecting Mania, explores the motives for this former collecting mania and poses questions as to the appropriate handling of sensitive objects...
25 Oct — 15 Oct
The permanent exhibition focuses on cultural appropriation and transformation processes and aims at displaying the differences in daily uses of goods and technology, in beliefs, political ideas and religion across the whole world. By using...
01 Jul — 28 May
The exhibition examines the fascination around size. Big things evoke great impressions and often enthuse or even overwhelm oneself. The meaning of measures, differences in height, length and width around the world are the main focus of...

Past Events

 

Contacts & Details

OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

ADMISSION:
Ticket

ESTABLISHED:
1849

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Anna Schmid
T: +41 61 266 5600 M: info@mkb.ch W: Museum der Kulturen Basel
ADDRESS:
Münsterplatz 20 Basel, CH-4051 Switzerland