What’s On for Families: Basel

Events, Theater & Performances


Theater Arlecchino presents:

Jim Knopf und Lukas dr Loggifüehrer
Until May 16, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at 14:30

Improtheater soodersoo
Apr. 8 and May 6 at 11:00

Andrew Bond
Apr. 13 and 14

Christian Schenker
Apr. 29

Pippi Langstrumpf – Openair im Spielzeugmuseum Riehen
May 26, 27, 30, Jun. 2, 3, 9 and 10

For more info. please call 061/331-6856 or visit the Theater Arlecchino website

Basler Kindertheater presents:

Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Feb. 3 to Apr. 29, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays

For tickets and time schedules please call 061/261-2887 or visit the Basler Kindertheater website.

Basler Marionetten Theater presents:

Die Schlaue Mama Sambona
Apr. 14 and 15A play for children 5+

Apr. 22
A play for children 4+

Die Glaini Häx
Apr. 23 – Jun. 3, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays
A play for children 6+

For more info. please call 061/206-9996 or visit the Basler Marionetten Theater website.

Kult.Kino presents:

Das kleine Gespenst
April Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00
A film for children 6+

Michel in der Suppenschüssel
May Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00
A film for children 6+

For more info. please visit the Kult.Kino website 

Theater Palazzo presents:

Mad & Bad & Sutherland
Apr. 22 at 11:00

Richard, du bisch so gemein
May 4

S’ chline Gspängst
May 4

For more info. please call 061/921-1401 or visit the Theater Palazzo website.

Theater Fauteuil presents:

Luege, was der Mond so macht
May 9 at 15:00
A concert for children 4+.

For more info. please call 061/261- 2610 or visit the Theater Fauteuil website.

Museum Events & Exhibits

Fondation Beyeler presents:

Apr. 15, 10-18A day for the whole family to enjoy guided tours, workshops and museum games.

Workshop für Kinder
May 2 at 14:00
A fun artistic workshop for children ages 6 to 10.

Apr. 8 and May 6 at 11:00
A tour of the Paul Klee exhibition for children ages 6 to 10.

For more info. please call 061/645-9700 or visit the Fondation Beyeler website.

Museum der Kulturen presents:

Gross Permanent Exhibition
What is so fascinating about size? Does big mean the same thing across the world or are there cultural differences? Who sets the measures as to how height, length and width are defined? The exhibition takes a close look at big things and their meanings.

For more info. please visit the Museum der Kulturen website or the Gross Exhibition page.


Kunstmuseum Basel presents:

Workshops für Kinder (7-12 years)
Apr. 28 and May 26

Offenes Atelier für Gross und Klein
May 6 , 10:00 – 16:00

For more info. please call 061/206-6262 or visit the Kunstmuseum Basel website.

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel presents:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Until May 3

An exhibition showing the best nature pictures of 2017 ranging from breathtaking landscapes to animal portraits and dramatic natural disasters.

For more info. please visit the Naturhistorisches Museum Basel website.

The What’s On  for Families was compiled by Dina El Halaby.

Photo by Karin Mohler.



2 thoughts on “What’s On for Families: Basel

  • February 27, 2016 at 10:51 am

    Costumes, masks, musical instruments, historical documents and even a copy of a Fasnachtsbeiz (tavern). Where is this information?

    • February 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm

      Thanks for the question. The title of the museum is above the Information you mentioned, it’s the ‘Museum der Kulturen’. We have added the link (above) where you can find any other details you may require. Enjoy!


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