OPENING HOURS

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

ADMISSION

Entrance Fee: CHF 12.-
Adults

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
ICOM-Members

ADDRESS

S AM Swiss Architecture Museum
Steinenberg 7
CH-4051 Basel
T: +41 (0)61 261 14 13
F: +41 (0)61 261 14 28
E: info@sam-basel.org

GETTING HERE

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:


BARRIER-FREE ACCESS

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).

 

PROTECTIVE MEASURES

The safety of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. This is why the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum has developed a set of protective measures, which is based on guidelines released by the Federal Government and the Canton Basel-City as well as recommendations from the Swiss Museums Association.

NEW REGULATIONS FROM MONDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2021

Please note that from Monday, 13 September, a valid Swiss or EU Covid certificate (vaccinated, recovered, tested) must be presented together with an official identity card in order to visit the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum. The certificate requirement applies to visitors aged 16 and over.
In addition, masks are compulsory in areas accessible to the public (e.g. foyer) in the museum, and a mask recommendation applies in the museum interiors.

There are the following possibilities for the certificate:

  • You are fully vaccinated.
  • Your Corona disease occurred less than 180 days ago.
  • You have a negative rapid antigen test that is less than 48 hours old.
  • You have a negative PCR test that is less than 72 hours old.


For more information on the Covid certificate, see this link.
Thank you for your understanding and for your cooperation with these measures, which are meant for the protection of everybody. 


SEASONAL OPENING HOURS:

May Day 
1.5.2021: 11-17 h

Ascension Day 
13.5.2021: 11-17h

Whitsun
23.5.2021: 11-17h
24.5.2021: 11-17h

Swiss National Holiday
1.8.2021: Closed

Theaterplatz-Fest
11.9.2021: 11–18h

Art Basel Week
20.9.2021: 10–20h
21.9.2021: 10–20h
22.9.2021: 10–22h
23.9.2021: 10–20h
24.9.2021: 10–20h
25.9.2021: 10–20h
26.9.2021: 10–20h

Christmas/New Year 2021/2022
24.12.2021: Closed
25.12.2021: Closed
31.12.2021: Closed
1.1.2022: Closed

 

Members

Find out about the benefits of a S AM membership.