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