Covid-19 safety measures

Last update: 22 March 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.

In the museum face masks are mandatory. Please bring with you your own face covering, and take note of our social distancing and hygiene rules.

Guided tours and events are not taking place until further notice.

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.comcomch.

The museumsbistro Rollerhof remains closed until further notice.

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.