Tickets

Reopening Q&A
 

Ticketing

For the time being, we recommend all visitors to the Fondation Beyeler buy an online time ticket. This makes it possible for you and us to plan your visit to the museum and comply with all precuationary measure by the Canton as well as Swiss Federal Council. 

FAQ

We recommend that you book a “0 CHF ticket” online ahead of your visit. You can then purchase your reduced-rate admission ticket on site at the museum ticket desk.

Should it not be possible for you to book a “0 CHF ticket”, you may still obtain your ticket on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Holders of the following valid membership cards may access exhibitions at a reduced rate:

BaselCard
Caritas Kultur Legi
Freiwilliger Museumsverein Basel
Guest Pass Baselland
Gemeinde Riehen Gutschein aus Zuzügerheft
Gruner Artcard / Art Magazin
SBB / RailAway/ RailAway Italy
TCS member «Show your Card»

Tickets

We have switched our online ticketing system to timed tickets for our current exhibitions “Edward Hopper” and “Silent Vision – Images of Calm and Quiet” (both on view until and including 26 July). These tickets are valid for a specific date and time only (chosen freely by visitors according to availabilities). Admission to the museum is scheduled within 30 minutes of the time specified on your ticket. Arriving late means you may have to wait.

Please only purchase an online timed ticket for a time slot you know you will be able to keep. There are currently enough tickets available for all time slots.

Tickets can still also be purchased on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Tickets

Online timed tickets are valid for a specific date and time only. They give you and they give us better predictability regarding visits to the museum. This in turn enables us to comply with the coronavirus safety guidelines established by the Swiss Confederation and the canton. For the time being, this reorganisation applies only to our current exhibitions “Edward Hopper” and “Silent Vision – Images of Calm and Quiet” (both on view until 26 July).

Should it not be possible for you to purchase a timed ticket online, you may still purchase your ticket on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Tickets

Yes, tickets may also be purchased on site at the museum ticket desk. However, we recommend that you purchase your ticket online. This will allow you to avoid waiting time and help us comply with safety guidelines.

Tickets

Even if you already have a ticket, we recommend that you book a timed ticket online ahead of your visit. To do so, simply go online to book a “0 CHF ticket”. Both tickets must be presented for admission to the museum.We kindly ask you to book your ticket only if you are sure that you can keep the timing. Please do not make multiple bookings for "0 CHF ticket".

Should it not be possible for you to purchase a timed ticket online, you may still obtain your ticket on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Tickets

Even if you have free access to the museum, we recommend that you book a timed ticket online ahead of your visit. To do so, simply go online to book a “0 CHF ticket”. Show this ticket along with your proof of free access for admission to the museum. We kindly ask you to book your ticket only if you are sure that you can keep the timing. Please do not make multiple bookings for "0 CHF ticket".

Should it not be possible for you to book a timed ticket online, you may still obtain your ticket on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Holders of the following valid membership cards may access exhibitions freely:

Art Club
Young Art Club
Basel Tourismus staff
BKB Freizeitaktion
CIMAM-Member
Colour Key
Guggenheim Art Pass
iaa-aiap
ICOM
MPM MuseumsPassMusée (purchase/renewal at the museum ticket desk until 5:45pm only)
Museum with no Frontiers
Sotheby's Preferred
Stadt Basel Gutschein aus Zuzügerheft
Swiss Museums Association 
Vitra staff

Tickets

We advise you to book a timed ticket online. Should it not be possible for you to purchase a timed ticket online, you may still obtain your ticket on site at the museum ticket desk. However, arriving without an online timed ticket may lead to waiting time.

Tickets

No, online timed tickets have been introduced in the context of coronavirus safety regulations in order to better control the number of visitors present in the museum at any given time.

It is unfortunately not possible to change time slot once you have purchased a ticket. You will have to cancel your ticket. Please send us the online timed ticket (PDF) you wish to cancel by e-mail to info@fondationbeyeler.ch and let us know why you are cancelling it. If you wish to reschedule your visit, you can book a new timed ticket online any time. However, please only purchase an online timed ticket for a time slot you know you will be able to keep.

Tickets

Tickets for our forthcoming 2020 exhibitions should become available in June. We will provide updates as soon as possible via our website, our newsletter and our social media accounts.

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Visitor Information

The safety of the museum's visitors and staff remains our top priority. In order to make your visit to the museum as enjoyable as possible the Fondation Beyeler has therefore drawn up a comprehensive protection plan which takes into account the Federal Council's Covid-19 regulations. 

FAQ

As a rule, mornings are busier than afternoons. The number of visitors tends to decrease from around 3pm onward. We have also drawn up a comprehensive safety plan that takes into account the Swiss Federal Council’s Covid-19 Ordinances. At no time does the number of visitors in the museum exceed authorised capacities.

In order to ensure optimal visitor flow in the park and in the museum, a route has been signposted with separate entry and exit points. The cloakroom is located in a museum outbuilding directly by the entrance on Bachtelenweg. Distance markers have been put in place. Additional cleaning and hygiene measures have been implemented for all the museum’s infrastructures. Hand sanitiser is available in several key locations in the museum, the restaurant and the park. Additional toilet facilities have been installed.

SAFETY PLAN MUSEUM

Die Vormittage sind in der Regel besser besucht als die Nachmittage. Weniger Besucher sind ab ca. 15 Uhr im Museum.  Wir haben auch ein umfassendes Schutzkonzept erarbeitet, das den Covid-19-Verordnungen des Bundesrats Rechnung trägt. So befinden sich zu keinem Zeitpunkt mehr Leute im Museum als erlaubt.

The restaurant has reopened as a self-service, in compliance with the Swiss Federal Council’s guidelines for catering establishments. Seating is provided primarily on the terrace, as the prescribed safety measures strongly limit the number of tables available inside. The restaurant also offers packed lunches for picnicking. Unfortunately we are unable to take table bookings.

Bistro Bey remains closed until further notice.

Unfortunately we are unable to take bookings. We thank you for your understanding.

You are very welcome to come by only for a drink, a meal or a stroll in the park. Our restaurant offers packed lunches that are ideal for a picnic in the park.

It should reopen some time in June. We will provide updates as soon as possible via our website, our newsletter and our social media accounts.

Newsletter

The Fondation Beyeler has cancelled all events and guided tours until further notice. We will provide regular updates on our guided tour schedule on our website, in our newsletter and on our social media accounts.

Newsletter

I order to ensure your safety, the Fondation Beyeler has drawn up a comprehensive safety plan that takes into account the Swiss Federal Council’s Covid-19 Ordinances. More information is available here:

SAFETY PLAN MUSEUM SAFETY PLAN RESTAURANT

You can find all current information from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health on entries into Switzerland here:

Border Situation

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Your Museum From Home

Digital Program

In order to keep bringing art experiences to whereever you are, we are keeping up our online activities. Apart from our existing programs such as the Artist Talks or our thematic media series on social media, we have developed new and specific formats for you and your family.

 

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#BeyelerCreate

We bring art mediation straight to your living room. Our website «Beyeler Create» showcases workshops and templates related to our Hopper exhibition. Next to our digitised children’s booklet «Hopper Interaktiv» and an online quiz, you will also find various instructions and challenges to exert your own creativity – for the young and the less young, for home schooling, or when boredom bites.