Current special exhibition
Selected pieces from the belle époque and beyond
19 April – 6 October 2019More information
Tierisch coole Poolparty
15. Juni – 25. August 2019Window display
Upcoming special exhibition
Bags – Icons & investments
History of a timeless accessory
19 October 2019 – 5 April 2020More information
Including the current special exhibition
Public toursTo the tours
the world of the Museum
Discover different worlds
The Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) expands the reach of its collection several times a year. Special exhibitions on a variety of themes beckon visitors to embark on cultural journeys and draw attention to things that are often little known or unappreciated.
A public tour is offered once a month. It includes the entire Museum and the special exhibition. Workshops and competitions are held in conjunction with the current special exhibitions from the end of October to the beginning of April. Also not to be forgotten is Museums Night in January with its many attractions.
This page offers all the most vital information to make your visit run smoothly. In addition to opening hours and holidays, you will also learn more about discounts, the interactive museum guide, the easiest way to get here, and the assistance available for people with disabilities.
With over 1,000 m2 on four levels, the museum is one of a kind in Europe. It is located at the heart of downtown Basle and houses the largest collection of antique teddy bears in the world, together with carousels, historic dolls, toy grocery shops and schools, dollhouses, and contemporary miniatures.
A mecca for gift hunters and collectors
The Boutique at the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) offers everything that hearts young and old could desire. Here you will find a variety of gifts to satisfy every want, large or small. There are lucky finds for collectors and a range of unique and joy-bringing gifts.
Ristorante La Sosta
The Ristorante La Sosta in the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel (Toy Worlds Museum Basle) is open daily to sate appetites great and small – with warm meals served all day. Seasonal and fresh menus, light snacks, fine sweets, enticing desserts, and cool drinks will transform every visit and break into an enjoyable experience. Outside or inside.