The history of the ethnography Museum of Cultures in Basel goes back to the 19th century. Its collection contains more than 300000 objects and 50000 photographies.
In 1849, the museum moved into its current building, designed by Melchior Berri and located on the site of the Augustinian monastery at the Basel Münster hill. The most recent modifications to its building were done between 2008 and 2010 according to a design by Herzog & de Meuron.
Museum der Kulturen entrance
Museum der Kulturen entrance
Museum der Kulturen entrance
Museum der Kulturen entrance
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
Staircase Museum der Kulturen
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