Information for visitors

Accessibility in the museum

The museum is accessible and barrier-free for wheelchairs and for people with mobility impairments. This also applies to the restaurant and shop; a portable ramp can be set up from the reception area to the shop.

The top floor of the museum can be reached barrier-free via a lift (door width 79.8 cm, depth 115 cm).

The toilet on the first floor is accessible to wheelchairs. The door is 79 cm wide.

The interactive information systems on all floors can be lowered to seat height.

Getting here:
by public transport
From Basel railway station SBB, take tram No 8 or tram No 11 to the «Barfüsserplatz» stop.
From Basel Badischer Bahnhof railway station, take tram No 6 to the «Barfüsserplatz» stop.

by car
The museum is located in the car-free centre of Basel. You can get there by car or with a local transport for disabled people (call +41 61 666 66 66 to book in advance). Short-stay parking is permitted to drop off or pick up visitors at the museum. Disabled parking is available in nearby car parks «Steinen» and «Elisabethen».


We are looking forward to your visit and are happy to make special arrangements upon request. Have a great day at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel!