What’s On for Families: Basel

Events, Theater & Performances

Theater Arlecchino presents:

Dr Gstieflet Kater
Nov. 17 to Dec. 23, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays

Froschkönig – oder: Wie me ins Schloss kunnt
Nov. 21 to Feb. 27

Marius und die Jagdkapelle (Migros Kinderkonzerte)
Nov. 25 at 11:00 and 14:30

Dr Santiglaus kunnt ins Theater
Dec. 6 at 17:00

Christian Schenker (Migros Kinderkonzerte)
Dec. 15 at 14:30 and 17:00

Aschenputtel oder: Freundschaft hat Gewicht
Dec. 26 to 31

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

Basler Kindertheater presents:

Die Schöne und das Biest
Dec 1. to Feb. 3, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays

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

Fauteuil presents:

Oct. 27 to Mar. 2, 2019
A play for children 4+

For tickets and time schedules please call 061/261-2610 or visit the Fauteuil website.

Kult.Kino presents:

Pipi in Taka-Tuka-Land
Nov. 17, 18 at 14:00
A film for children 6+

Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck
Dec. Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00
A film for children 6+

Das fliegende Klassenzimmer
Jan. Saturdays and Sundays at 14:00
A film for children 6+

For more info. please visit the Kult.Kino website 

Theater Palazzo presents:

Vo Ärdwybli und Rägemännli
Dec. 9 at 16:00

Mimi und Brumm verlieren Simon
Dec. 27, 28 and 30For children 4+

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


Museum Events & Exhibits

Fondation Beyeler presents:

Familienführung – Balthus
Dec. 2, 12:00-13:00
A tour of the Balthus exhibition for children ages 6 to 10.

Workshop für Kinder
Dec. 5 at 14:00
A fun artistic workshop 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)
Nov. 24 and Dec. 15

Offenes Atelier für Gross und Klein
Dec. 2, 10:00-16:00

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

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel presents:

Into the Ear: A Sensory Experience
Nov. 18 until May 5 2019
An exhibition where young and old will be amazed at how an ear is constructed in humans and animals, how vertebrates hear, how they produce sounds or how the ear has developed over time.

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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