Kunst MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Sankt Alban-Graben 16, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
- Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +41-612066262
- Ticket Price: 15 CHF
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museum, History Museum
Kunst Museum - Review
Basel is no strangers to museums! Home of the oldest museum of Switzerland, the Kunstmuseum’s exhibits are divided into two time frames- the 1400-1600 and 1800 to the present. A not-so-consolidated time capsule, everything you need to know about art through the ages can be found within these walls. The Kunstmuseum boasts of the finest collection in all of Europe- the Upper Rhine Valley collections, sculptures of Rodin and Calder to name a few and of course the old masters are just some of the visual treats in store for you!
Kunst Museum Ticket Prices
- Teenagers- CHF 8
- Students (20-30 years)- CHF 8
- Disabled Visitors with ID- CHF 8
- Artists with valid ID- CHF 8
How To reach Kunst Museum by Public Transport
- Basel, Kunstmuseum (tram station)
Restaurants Near Kunst Museum
- Restaurant Rubino
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Things to Know Before Visiting Kunst Museum
95% of people who visit Basel include Kunst Museum in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
61.3% of people start their Kunst Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kunst Museum
72.48% of people prefer walking in order to reach Kunst Museum
Kunst Museum Trips
Kunst Museum, Basel Reviews
My first visit, TUE afternoon. They have many famous works. It was not busy and the staff was helpful and pleasant. The visitor card gives a 50% discount,but it would have been worth full price. Good location by the Rhine. You are allowed photography of most of the art without flash.
Good museum with a very solid collection. Well presented and in a convenient way to explore. Also the building (especially the new building) is beautiful and well fitting for the works of art. All descriptions are also available in French and English. You need at least two hours to see everything.
Typical art gallery. Sadly let down by the lack of information about the paintings or artists. However the range of paintings was huge and they were well laid out, complimenting each other. Arrive within an hour of closing and get free entry.
The main focus of collecting among Basel museums is the fine arts – painting, drawing and sculpture. More than a dozen museums cover a spectrum that extends from antiquity up to the present and includes historic and established works of art as well as pioneering creations. In particular, the latter category has been made increasingly accessible to the public over the past two decades in a series of newly opened museums. There are collections with more of a local and regional character, yet a number of area museums, especially the larger institutions, are noted for their international orientation and reach. In addition, Basel benefits from a long tradition of collecting that, in contrast to many other museums in Central Europe, was not disrupted by the wars of the 20th century, as well as from the city’s well-established connections to the market of art dealersand art collectors – such as through Art Basel.
Brilliant! Good mix of older and newer work. Good facilities. Lockers available free for storage of costs, bags etc though not sure they'd do suitcases. Restaurant on site. Felt really welcoming and not too stuffy. I took two teenage boys who were interested for an hour and a half but that was it.