Mon closed
Tue/Wed/Fri 11-18h
Thu 11-20:30h
Sat/Sun 11-17h


Entrance Fee: CHF 12.-

Reduced Entrance Fee: CHF 8.-
Pupils, students and apprentices (with valid ID)
Seniors and pensioners (with valid ID)
KulturLegi beider Basel (with valid ID)
Unemployed (with valid ID)
Groups (min. 10 people)
Members of Docomomo (with member card)

Free Entry:
S AM Members
Adolescents below 18 years
Pupils and Students (group of min. 10 people) from the Swiss cantons of BS and BL
Disabled person (with valid ID) and carer
Holder of the Museums-Pass-Musées (previous: Oberrheinischer Museumspass)
COMEX Commission musées


S AM Swiss Architecture Museum
Steinenberg 7
CH-4051 Basel
T: +41 (0)61 261 14 13
F: +41 (0)61 261 14 28


The S AM Swiss Architecture Museum is located in the city centre of Basel between tram stops Bankverein, Barfüsserplatz and Theater. You can use trams 2, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15 and 16 to get to the museum. Please consult the online timetable for further information.

The S AM Swiss Architecture Museum has no parking facilities. When traveling by car, please use one of the following car parks:


All exhibition galleries of S AM Swiss Architecture Museum are fully wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair users only require staff assistance when accessing the building from Steinenberg 7. Our staff will be pleased to help you (phone +41 61 206 99 01).



Art Basel
Sun, 11.06.2023: 11 am–2 pm
Mon, 12.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm
Tue, 13.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm
Wed, 14.06.2023: 10 am–10 pm
Thurs, 15.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm
Fri, 16.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm
Sat, 17.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm
Sun, 18.06.2023: 10 am–8 pm

1. August
Tue, 01.08.2023 (National holiday): closed

Christmas/New Year 2023/2024
Sat, 24.12.2022 (Christmas Eve): closed
Sun, 25.12.2022 (Christmas Day): closed
Mon, 26.12.2022 (Stephanstag): 11 am–5 pm
Sat, 31.12.2022 (New Year’s Eve): closed
Sun, 1.1.2023 (New Year): closed


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