About the 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.
The Egyptian departement and the departement "Orient, Cyprus and archaic Greece" are closed and will reopen in summer 2013.
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE 21ST OF MAY TO THE 3RD OF JUNE 2013.
St. Alban-Graben 5 | 4010 Basel
T +41 (0)61 201 12 12 | Fax +41 (0)61 201 12 10
Tram 2/15 > Kunstmuseum
Wheelchair accessible - partly accessible - please contact museum in advance
Our bistro serves coffee, lunches, mediterranean snacks and cakes.
Small shop with a a curated selection of products inspired by the ancient world.
Happy Day: 1st Sun in the month free admission (except special exhibitions)
Happy Hour: Tue - Sat 16 - 17 h free admission (except special exhibitions)
Upper Rhine Museum Pass Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass Free admission
Tue - Sun 10 - 17 h
The museum will be closed from 21.05.-03.06.2013
Special opening hours
19.05.2013: 10 - 17 h
20.05.2013: 10 - 17 h