Museum Kleines Klingental
History and tradition
The museum is located in the original medieval building of the former Dominican Cloister Klingental on the Klein-Basel bank of the Rhine. In these historical rooms Romanesque and Gothic sculptures from the Basel Minster and a model of the city of Basel in the 17th century are on display. The history of the Cloister is also presented here. Regular special exhibitions with complementary events showcase regional art and cultural history.
The Dreamed City
Unrealised Planning Projects for Basel
Using models and plans, the exhibition presents hitherto little-known ideas from the 20th century for Basel that have not yet been realised and places them in their current context. It shows that even today ambitious projects are still being worked out - and realised, even if they were only...