Covid-19 safety measures

Last update: 24 September 2021

We follow the safety measures issued by the Federal Council, the Federal Office of Public Health, and the Governing Council of Canton Basel-Stadt to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Please note that these regulations may affect individual events at any time. To make sure, please consult our website before visiting the museum.

By abiding by our safety measures (pdf, in German), you can safely enjoy your visit to the museum.

To visit the museum and the dining rooms inside the Museumbistro Rollerhof you need to bring a valid Swiss or EU Covid certificate (vaccinated, recovered or tested) and an official ID or passport. The certificate must be shown by all visitors aged 16 and older.
Detailed information about the Covid certificate by the Federal Office of Public Health (Bundesamt für Gesundheit can be found here.

In the museum shop and in the entrance area face masks are mandatory for all visitors aged 12 and older. We recommend to wear a face mask inside the exhibition rooms. Please bring with you your own face covering, and take note of our social distancing and hygiene rules. Thank you for your understanding.

If you would like to book guided tours and events in advance, please contact us under T +41 61 266 56 00 or at info@mkb.notexisting@nodomain.notexisting@nodomain.notexisting@nodomain.comcomcomch.
Safety measures for guided tours and events (pdf, in German)

Schools, kindergarden and day care classes can visit the museum. Prior registration ist mandatory, please contact us under T +41 61 266 56 00 or at info@mkb.notexisting@nodomain.notexisting@nodomain.notexisting@nodomain.comcomcomch.
Safety measures for school classes (pdf, in German)

The Good Lion: The Javanese demon Begeduwak is a recurrent figure in Javanese shadow plays. Although feared himself by many, he deters other demons from spreading sickness and unleashing disasters and crop failures.

The Good Lion: The Javanese demon Begeduwak is a recurrent figure in Javanese shadow plays. Although feared himself by many, he deters other demons from spreading sickness and unleashing disasters and crop failures.