Historisches Museum Basel
This bustling square is named after the barefoot Franciscan friars who founded the eponymous Barfüsserkirche (Barefooted Ones Church)...
With its riot of wacky machines spewing and shooting forth water, this zany fountain offers a foretaste of the madcap moving sculptures...
Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel
Basel’s 'Toy World Museum' claims the world’s biggest collection of teddy bears and a slew of extraordinarily detailed doll houses among...
Basel Chamber Orchestra
Plays at the Stadtcasino; ask the tourist office for details.
Barfüsserplatz · interesting places nearby
Historisches Museum Basel information
This wide-ranging historical collection, attractively housed under the vaulted ceilings of the former Barfüsserkirche, showcases two millennia of applied arts, ceramics, weaponry and much more. Highlights include 15th-century 'dance of death' mural fragments and a fine 16th-century choir stall. A combined ticket with Musikmuseum and Museum für Wohnkultur costs adult/child Sfr23/free.