HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel), Münchenstein

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About the institution

HeK (House of electronic Arts Basel) is the national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology. With its exciting programme that features exhibitions, small festival formats, performances and concerts, HeK engages with current social issues and technological aesthetic developments. Alongside its function as an event- and exhibition venue, HeK is involved in the methods of collecting and preserving digital arts.




Freilager-Platz 9 | 4142 Münchenstein / Basel
T +41 (0)61 283 60 50 | Fax +41 (0)61 331 58 42

By public transport
Take tram 11 (Direction: Aesch) from
Basel Central station (Bahnhof SBB)
to the stop "Freilager".

By car from the freeway
Freeway A2 to exit ramp St. Jakob. Follow signs for "Dreispitz" enter by gate 13. Park in Parking Ruchfeld.

By car from the City
Head for "Münchenstein/Dreispitz-
Freilager", enter by gate 13. Park in Parking Ruchfeld.
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Disabled visitors

Wheelchair accessible


Café, Shop


Adult: 9 CHF
Reduced: 6 CHF
concerts/events 10 - 20 CHF

Free admission Wed - Fri, 12.00 - 13.00 (the first opening hour) and every first Sunday in the month

Museums-Pass Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass Free admission
colourkey Free admission

Opening hours

Wed-Sun 12 - 18 h (during exhibitions)
Occasional evening events, as advertised

--> opening hours and programme at www.hek.ch

The new building of HeK at Freilager-Platz
The new building of HeK at Freilager-Platz