Museum of Ethnography
Münsterplatz 20, 4051 Basel Route Planner
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Opening hours

10am-5pm - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 1 Aug, 24-25 and 31 Dec

Description

This museum, home to 300,000 objects, represents the largest ethnographical collection of Switzerland and is renowned for its international cultural artefacts: Oceania, pre-Colombian America, Tibet and Bali. The collections are displayed during temporary exhibitions that are staged in a Neo-Classical building (1849) topped by a modern extension designed by architects Herzog and de Meuron.

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