ACTIVITIES for children and families


The S AM Swiss Museum of Architecture offers a wide range of activities for children and families.
Holiday programmes and family Sundays enable children, youths and families to help shape their designed environment, exploring and perceiving it with all their senses.

In the following film you will get a nice insight into our format WERDE KULTURKENNER*IN!, a vacation program in cooperation with Theater Basel and other Basel cultural institutions. 
CreditLine: © Holiday Workshop Theater Basel


Family tour Collage Schweiz

Date: Sun, 22.10.23, 3 p.m. (in German)

We set off on a playful discovery tour through the S AM and discover contemporary buildings of the Swiss architectural landscape.

Costs: museum entrance fee, children and teenagers: free of charge
For families with children between 6 and 12 years of age
Registration: Olivia Jenni,


Workshops during the carnival and autumn vacations in cooperation with Theater Basel and other cultural institutions. 


From Monday to Friday, teachers from different cultural institutions in Basel will organize one day each. Sometimes it goes to the theater, sometimes to an orchestra or a museum. At the end of the week, you can rightfully call yourself a cultural connoisseur. (in german)

Next workshop during the fall holidays (9 to 13 October 2023)
Times: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day
Age: between 6 and 11 years
Costs: CHF 250.- per child, cultural and handicraft materials as well as lunch are included in the course costs.
Maximum 15 children per workshop
Registration: Julia Leitmeyer,


Olivia Jenni
+41 (0)61 261 14 13