Covid-19 safety measures

Last update: 1 April 2022

Please continue to take note of physical distancing and hygiene rules. Face masks are no longer mandatory, and you do not have to bring a Covid certificate any more.

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.

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.

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.

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.