We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights
Art for all ages and interests

Die Kunsthalle is a very good museum and a must to see when in Basel especially during Art Basel... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
Thomas K
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Great Outdoor Cafe

Looking for a quiet place for dinner not in a main thoroughfare, then this tree covered bistro next... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Hernando, Florida
Read all 31 reviews
All photos (18)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Jul 28, 2017
“Art for all ages and interests”
May 26, 2018
“Great meal, great atmosphere”
Dynamic, experimental, rigorous, open-minded, and accessible, Kunsthalle Basel is a place for audacious art and exhibitions by emerging artists. Established in 1872 by the Basler Kunstverein (Basel Art Association), Kunsthalle Basel is world...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Steinenberg 7, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 206 99 00
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Basel
from $494.80
More Info
from $203.50
More Info
from $24.50
More Info
Reviews (31)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The food, service, atmosphere that is what counts in the overall rating. It was excellent and the menue is Internation kitchen with a touch of exquisite swissness. That is what people like. Will come again.

Thank Pat1970512
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Check which exhibitions are on before visiting. There was only one gallery open when we visited, it presented a very interesting exhibition on rural architecture in India but we were expecting more given the reputation this gallery seems to have with arts tourism. A short...More

Thank leahcs1
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We visited the Kunsthalle recently as part of the yearly Museum Night (all museums open until 2am). The Kunsthalle exhibit was not at all my taste, with work that was principally very basic paintings from with little form. I guess that was the theme -...More

1  Thank KF0x
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Die Kunsthalle is a very good museum and a must to see when in Basel especially during Art Basel Week. Their restaurant is a highlight of the Artworld circuit.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Looking for a quiet place for dinner not in a main thoroughfare, then this tree covered bistro next to and associated with the Kuntshalle is the place. We had a lovely dinner ,very few tourists, mostly locals, and the outdoor ambiance was lovely on a...More

Thank MartinD34283
Reviewed January 21, 2017

As part of the museums night (pay one entrance fee and access that night almost all museums of Baesl) I went to explore the Kunsthalle. It is probably hard to rate an Art Place that has constent changing art. So depending on what is on...More

1  Thank sascha411
Reviewed October 20, 2016

When you visit Basel in Switzerland you absolutely have to make a stop at Kunsthalle Basel. This institution shows international upcoming artists in its temporary exhibitions, such artists which afterwards are collected by wellknown museums or collectors. If you are not yet in love with...More

1  Thank nadjaborer
Reviewed September 15, 2016

As dumb luck would have it, I managed to find the Kunsthalle Museum on social media. Although I wouldn't consider myself a contemporary art aficionado, the artifacts on display did spark my interest. It also sparked a great source of entertainment. It takes a particular...More

Thank Andrea2go
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Walking to the Kunstmuseum I was a dumb jet-lagged tourist, saw the sign for the Kunsthalle, and went in and paid 12FR to see the exhibits. This is a conceptual art space that had two desperately pedestrian artists on display. I love contemporary art -...More

1  Thank UsaTraveler49
Reviewed May 8, 2016

If you are interested in Contemporary Art often at the cutting edge, this is a must see in Basel. Basel is one of the world centres for modern art (Art Basel being one of if not the most important Contemporary Art Fairs in the World)...More

Thank FoodieArch
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kunsthalle Basel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines