The Anatomical Museum of the University of Basel exhibits genuine preserved specimens of human body parts, organs and tissues as well as modern exhibits and a collection of many historically valuable specimens that have been restored using modern methods.
The Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig houses an outstanding collection of Egyptian, Greek, Italian, Etruscan and Roman art and regularly organizes large special exhibits.
With a collection comprising around 250 works, the Fondation Beyeler documents the art of the 20th Century and presents the central, pictorial aspects of classical modernism from Monet, Cézanne and van Gogh to Picasso and all the way to Warhol, Lichtenstein and Bacon.
Basel Historical Museum
The Basel Historical Museum comprises the Museum of History in the Barfüsserkirche, the Museum of Music, the Carriage Museum and the Museum of Domestic Culture.
The Kunstmuseum Basel is comprised of the collections and Department of Prints and Drawings with ancient art as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art. The art collection began as an academic collection and has evolved into an internationally renowned museum.
Museum der Kulturen Basel
The Museum der Kulturen Basel exhibits ethnographic artifacts from Europe, Africa, America, Oceania, Indonesia, South, Central and East Asia as well as a collection of historical photographs. It is one of the most eminent museums in Europe.
Natural History Museum of Basel
The collections of the Natural History Museum of Basel include objects from the fields of vertebrates, insects, other invertebrates, anthropology, mineralogy and paleontology and go as far back as the Amerbach Kabinett from 1661.
Pharmacy Museum Basel
The Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel exhibits instruments, microscopes, laboratory utensils and some rather curious remedies that were used in earlier times as well as pharmaceutical literature dating as far back as ancient times. An alchemy laboratory as well as a pharmacy laboratory from 1800 are also on display.
The Schaulager is a new kind of artistic institution. It houses the works belonging to the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation that are not normally on exhibit. The Schaulager is a unique place where art is seen and thought about differently. The Schaulager maintains an intensive collaboration with the University of Basel and is primarily reserved for the scientific audience, learning and research.