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.


Family tour 'A trip to Napoli'

Never before has the Italian city been so close. We embark on a playful discovery tour of the S AM and immerse ourselves in the streets of Naples. (in german)

Date: Sun, June 12, 2022, 3 p.m.

Eine A discovery tour for the whole family
For children between 6 and 11 years accompanied by their parents
Cost: Museum admission: CHF 12.00 (adults 18 years and older), reduced admission: CHF 8.00
Free admission for children


Workshops for children during the summer vacations in cooperation with the Basler Ferienpass 


Sending homemade postcards, how cool is that? You travel with the S AM to Napoli and Basel, design your own cards and get to know an ingenious printing technique. (in german)

Dates: July 6 and 20, 2022
Times: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., starting at 8:30 a.m. Run-in time
Age: between 6 and 11 years
Costs: CHF 50.- per child
Maximum 15 children per workshop
Meeting place: S AM Swiss Architecture Museum, Steinenberg 7, 4001 Basel
Please bring: Familienpass, sturdy shoes, small backpack with picnic, drink, sun hat, swimwear.   
Registration: Basel Ferienpass, from June 2, 2022:


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)

Autumn vacations: October 3 - October 7, 2022
Carnival vacations: February 20 - February 24, 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 and further information by mail: Francesca Genovese 


Olivia Jenni
+41 (0)61 261 14 13