Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
Discover the archives of life.
Lose yourself in the variety of our exhibitions. Learn exciting facts about exotic animals. Go back to the past, to the age of dinosaurs, even to the formation of the Earth. Experience the development of mammals, such as the mammoth and the sabre-toothed tiger.
The archives of life from international and regional collections: the dinosaurs, minke whales and the sabre-toothed cats, the quaggas, dodos, butterflies and squids selected from a wealth of 7.7 million objects. A variety of subject matters, from the origin of the world to the development of mammals
This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/E
The exhibition called Nature’s Showcase. Birds, Mammals & Minerals in Switzerland is also in english. Our special exhibition are in english as well.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year-
The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D
Location of the museumAugustinergasse 2
Location/directionsAugustinergasse 2, in der Altstadt auf dem Münsterhügel
OpenTuesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ContactNaturhistorisches Museum Basel
Augustinergasse 2 Postfach 1048
061 266 55 00 Telephone (Museum)
061 266 55 46 Fax (Museum)
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Extremely children and family-friendly
Completely wheelchair accessible