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Cartoonmuseum

St. Alban-Vorstadt 28, Basel 4052, Switzerland
+41 61 226 33 60
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Excellent Christoph Niemann exhibit

We came across this place by accident and almost passed it by. Thank goodness we didn't! It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer B
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Plymouth, Michigan
Christoph Neimann worth the trip

I've been a fan of Christoph Neimann since his discovering his illustrations via the New Yorker... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Leanne F
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Vancouver
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
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21 Jan 2017
“Bigger then expected”
29 Dec 2016
“Special exhibition dr. Zep”
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St. Alban-Vorstadt 28, Basel 4052, Switzerland
Vorstädte
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+41 61 226 33 60
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this place by accident and almost passed it by. Thank goodness we didn't! It turned out to be a very entertaining way to spend hour or two. They were doing a Christoph Niemann exhibit, and his work is funny and insightful. It's...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I've been a fan of Christoph Neimann since his discovering his illustrations via the New Yorker years ago. His work will make you chuckle and you will leave the Cartoonmuseum happy. He's a skilled illustrator; I really enjoyed his combination of analog and digital tools...More

Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We loved the exhibitions on display here and easily spent a couple of hours visiting. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank JHReading
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Positive: - the Christoph Niemann exhibition was simply extraordinary - the refurbished building is small bat wonderful to enjoy the exhibitions Negative; - I cannot say anything about the collection and exhibitions when there's no temporary show...

Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I guess you have either to be a fan of the specific cartoon art they have on display or you go with kids. I went as part of a museums night (where you pay one entry and can visit almost all museums of Basel in...More

Thank sascha411
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The museum itself is cute and cosy, nice place to go to on a rainy day with your kids instead of a library. We loved the recent titeuf special exhibition.

Thank Ester B
Reviewed 23 January 2016

This museum is located on a small and lively street with many interesting shops and galleries. It is easily accessible by public transport like most places in Switzerland. Two hours will suffice to visit this museum. There is an excellent exhibit on until April devoted...More

Thank maggiec452
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

A little know museum between the Kunst museum on the way to the Gegenwartskunst. The museum is deceptively Lange and this exhibition is very well curated. Reading information is in English, German and French and gives a good overview of Peter Gut who turns out...More

Thank PMC-Trecker
Reviewed 11 May 2014

The captions are only in German and French.With the little French that I know, I was able to translate many of the caption and understand the humor. Some you could appreciate by just looking at the art, I found other museums in Basel to be...More

1  Thank fkrvmd
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I suspect this museum has a broad definition as to what they consider to be cartoons based on their current exhibition "The World According to Plonk & Replonk", two brothers from Switzerland. The exhibit, on two floors, featured humorous photo collages made from what appeared...More

1  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
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