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From the everyday life of the nuns to the founding of the museum. The history of the Kleine Klingental

Wednesday matinée
Foto Peter Schulthess
Wednesday, November 13, 2024, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meeting point: Museum entrance

In 1274, exactly 750 years ago, Klingental Abbey was founded here at what was then the outermost tip of Kleinbasel and twelve Dominican nuns moved in. The guided tour sheds light on this special history of the Little Klingental and its significance for Basel. Supplemented with vivid images and a look at the model of the convent, the tour through the historical rooms offers exciting insights into the everyday life of the nuns in the Middle Ages. And what happened after the abolition of the convent during the Reformation? The answer to this question and the background to the opening of the museum in the 1930s round off the multifaceted history of the Little Clingen Valley.

Guided tour: Désirée Hess, Assistant Museum Kleines Klingental
Price: CHF 10.- / 5.- for children and young people up to the age of 16
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Museum details

Unterer Rheinweg 26
+41 61 267 66 25
Paid entry
Rate for holders of the Museums-PASS-Musées only.
On 13 November 2024

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