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Basel Paper Mill Museum

St. Alban-Tal 37, Basel 4052, Switzerland
+41 61 225 90 90
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Interesting, Different, Interactive--Don't miss it!

Absolutely fabulous time to spend a few hours in Basel if you are museum'ed out from the art... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Docdawn2000
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Learning while having fun

This museum is a great place to learn new things while also having fun with friends on different... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Francesco M
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St. Alban-Tal 37, Basel 4052, Switzerland
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+41 61 225 90 90
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely fabulous time to spend a few hours in Basel if you are museum'ed out from the art. Interactive, interesting, different. We were two couples in our mid 50's and all really had a great time here-- Don't miss it.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum is a great place to learn new things while also having fun with friends on different activities such as making you own paper sheet or printed letters

Thank Francesco M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting for all, but there is a small room on the top floor that kids and adults will really like. You take three colours of ink, drop them in a liquid, mix it up, and then cover it with a paper. Its fun to see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful facility, takes you through making paper, printing on paper, binding paper, etc. You can even make your own paper, create a cool watercolor design, try out calligraphy, etc. Very interactive and hands on. Great exhibits and museum overall. Free if you have the Swiss...More

3  Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to the Paper Mill Museum you jump in the past, to see how this art started and continues. Super nice the Mill with water. There you can see many types of paper and presses, as well as different types of writing. The...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This isn't something you see very often, which is typical of Basel, lots of unusual attractions. Its a intresting tour, which feels more suited to kids, but still good non the less.

Thank Stuart M
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Very much worth a visit. Make your own paper the tradtional way. The building is very impressive and the location is also special.

1  Thank Enrika C
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Great mix of technique and history, of hands on experiences and of reading parts. The restaurant also deserves praise!

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great museum. Lots for both adults and children to do. Thoroughly enjoyable few hours spent exploring the different rooms

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Have been several times. Love taking my children here, though toddlers are difficult to manage with all the machines and grabbing opportunities. take your baby carrier if you use such a thing (although there's a lift it's confusing and there are tight spaces for the...More

Thank Fizgee
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sedomerego
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Response from Leonzy | Reviewed this property |
In the little shop by the museum! £15
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I purchased tickets at the museum gift shop. It’s well worth your time and money.
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Response from dirk m | Reviewed this property |
You will be just fine, all the staff I met spoke English.
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