Cultural Institutions
Cultural Institutions

Basel is home to 37 museums, an extraordinary number for a city of its size. In addition to its world-famous institutions, major public artworks include Richard Serra’s monumental sculpture Intersection and Jean Tinguely’s whimsical fountain, a collection of fanciful, water-shooting sculptures. 

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Institutions marked with a * offer complimentary admission for recipients of Art Basel First Choice and Preview Card.

Institutions in Basel

Institutions outside Basel

Private collections