The “Pharmacy museum” contains collections of old pharmaceuticals, pharmacy furniture, laboratory utensils, ceramics, instruments, books, art- and craftwork. The museum is situated in the old house “Zum Vorderen Sessel”, where the famous humanist Erasmus and the alchemist Paracelsus once dwelled. Well worth a visit not only for specialists but also for interested laymen.
Modern and friendly city hotel boasting a very central location - just steps away from the SBB railway station and airport shuttle bus. Exhibitions, the Old Town & cultural centers are reached in no time at all. Spacious sound-insulated state of the art hotel rooms (High-speed Internet, Sat-TV, mini-bar & kettle). Sweeping views over the town of Basel from the breakfast room on the 8th floor.
The Tinguely Museum, located directly on the Rhine, was designed by the Ticino architect Mario Botta and houses the largest collection of works by Jean Tinguely (1925-1991), one of the most innovative and important Swiss artists of the 20th century.
The Kunstmuseum Basel focuses on the paintings and drawings by Upper-Rhine and Flemish artists from 1400 to 1600 and international art of the 19th to 21st centuries.