Corona safety concept

(Release as of May 7, 2021)

As of 19th April also the greenhouses of the Botanical Garden are open from Monday - Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm. The outdoor area is open from 8 am - 6 pm.
The Botanical Garden of the University of Basel is pleased to welcome you as a guest and thanks you for continuing to observe the following measures to contain the Corona virus:

  •    Please keep your distance from other visitors and employees
  •    Please note that in the greenhouses it is compulsory to wear a facial mask and the number of visitors is limited
    •     Viktoriahaus: max. 5 visitors
    •     Cold house: max. 4 visitors
    •     Succulent house: max. 8 visitors, one-way traffic
    •     Moss house: 1 visitor
  •     Limited seating available
  •     The Alpinum, plant families and fern gorge are closed
  •     Please note the protective measures of the FOPH and the University of Basel.
  •     Groups and school classes are kindly asked to contact us before their visit.

We are planning to start offering guided tours and small events as of June 15.

The information stand managed by the association Botanischer Garten beim Spalentor will open as of May 7, 2021. Read more about it here.

Do you have questions or concerns? Please contact us on

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Map of the garden indicating the closed off areas.