Visit one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world in the heart of the city of Basel.

The Botanical Garden of the University of Basel was founded in 1589 by Caspar Bauhin and is now located next to the Spalentor in the historic part of the city of Basel. In various show houses and open-air facilities, the garden displays over 7,500 different plant species from all the important habitats of the earth.

Opening Hours

April-October          8-18
November-March    8-17
Greenhouses          9-17

open daily, also on weekends and bank holidays
dogs are not permitted; free entry