Entry only with COVID-Certificate (CH and EU) or with negative test result
(document of testing not older than 48 hours)

Please present certificate and ID at the desk.

Wearing of a mask is obligatory!

Guided tours with prior reservation are possible.

“Guided tour à la Corona

Start your experience with an exciting virtual tour of our special collection in our spacious lecture hall, brought to life for you with live narration by one of our experts. While following the explanations, feel free to lean back and soak up new visual experiences and information presented to you from the best possible angles. Our engaged guides will be happy to answer all your questions and quench your thirst for knowledge.

To top it all off, dive into the real life museum, and explore all our unique exhibits at your leisure.”


The Anatomical Museum of Basel reopens!

Dear Visitors of the Anatomical Museum of Basel,

we are delighted to welcome you again in our Museum.

Most parts of our permanent and featured exhibitions are now open to the public.

The Museum is regularly cleaned and disinfected, and visitors are guided so as to be able to keep to social distancing rules throughout the exhibitions.

Our Museum staff are always happy to answer your questions regarding hygiene and safety.

At the moment we can only accept cash, credit card payment is unavailable. We take CHF or EUR.

Please keep the following rules to protect yourselves and our staff:

  • Keep a distance of 2 m from other visitors.
  • Disinfect your hands upon entering (dispenser located by the door), acknowledge our suggestions displayed on the information board and adhere to the guiding signs on the floor and walls.
  • The wearing of a face mask is highly recommended. Please bring your own mask, especially if you belong to a high-risk group.
  • Groups of up to 5 people are allowed.
  • The number of visitors is limited to 30, but our measures ensure that queues are unlikely.


For groups of up to 4 people our guided tours and workshops are still available.

The cantonal authorities continuously revise the situation and will reassess the measures by June 8th.

Should you have any questions, please call us at 061 207 35 35.


We are working to add new features to help you explore our exhibitions from new angles even despite social distancing rules.

Thank you for your understanding! We are happy to welcome you again!


Special exhibition prolonged till the 31st of August 2021


Mysterious brain

Prof.Dr.M.Müller‐Gerbl (Basel)

« Can sport make you clever? »


Anatomical Museum of the University of Basel

Pestalozzistrasse 20
CH-4056 Basel
Tel: +41 (0)61 207 35 35
Fax: +41 (0)61 207 39 39
E-mail: museum-anatomie@unibas.ch

Contact details of the museum’s management and staff



Welcome to the website of the Anatomical Museum in Basel    

The Anatomical Museum in Basel is part of the Faculty of Medicine. It is a centre for research and medical studies and houses a unique collection of historical preparations. Original preparations of human body parts, organs and tissue are displayed, which show the structure of the human body in a systematic and topographic way. Exhibits of prenatal development are also shown. Special exhibitions explain specific areas of anatomy and connected sciences in a way, which is understandable for all visitors.