Museum of Ethnography
Münsterplatz 20, 4051 Basel Route Planner
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daily except Mon 10am-5pm (8pm 1st Wed of the month)


This museum, home to 300,000 objects, houses the largest ethnographical collection of Switzerland. It is presented on a revolving basis during theme exhibitions, which are renewed every two to three years. The minimalist layout, in the manner of a primitive arts gallery, adds to the museum's charm, renovated by Basel architects, Herzog & de Meuron.


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