Museum Rules

Video surveillance
The exhibition rooms are under video surveillance for security reasons.

A public WIFI is available.

Black starting buttons
The artworks are equipped with black starting buttons. To preserve the artworks their runtime is limited.

Eating, drinking and smoking incl. e-cigarettes etc in the exhibition rooms is prohibited. Food and drink is allowed in the lounge on the first floor near the entrance.

Photography & filming
Photography and filming in the exhibition rooms is permitted without flash or tripod. Exceptions are special exhibitions where the lenders explicitly prohibit photography. The use of selfie sticks is also prohibited.

Photography and filming of events
As part of our openings and events, photographs as well as videos are taken which are published, among other things, on the website and social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) of Museum Tinguely as well as on third-party media.
By attending events and by entering the premises of Museum Tinguely, the persons present consent to publication free of charge, without the need for an explicit declaration by the persons concerned.

The use of laser pointers is not permitted in the museum.

Drawing is permitted in the museum.
Dry drawing materials such as pencils, coloured pencils, wax crayons are permitted, provided that they are used carefully and without soiling floors and furniture and without endangering works of art. Liquid materials such as ink, felt-tip pen, water-based or acrylic paints are not permitted. Also not permitted is the use of scissors, knives, glue, wire and other materials and tools potentially dangerous to visitors and works.

Backpacks, big bags (over A4) and other luggage must be left in the cloakroom.

Umbrellas must be left in the cloakroom. Smaller umbrellas, such as pegs, are recommended to be left in the cloakroom.

Coats and jackets
Coats and jackets in the cloakroom prevent accidents and make the museum visit more pleasant. However, it is not expressly forbidden to wear coats and jackets in the museum.

Visitors have the option of exchanging their pram for a museum buggy.

Wheelchairs are available if required. The person in charge of the day is responsible for handing them out and taking them back. If the visitor has his or her own wheelchair, it is generally permitted.

Roller skates
Any type of roller skates, inline skates or skateboards must be left in the cloakroom.

Barefoot in the museum
Walking barefoot in the museum is generally allowed - but the risk of injury on various surfaces (Utopia) lies in this case with the person walking barefoot.

Outside guided groups
Outside guided groups are not permitted. Booking of group tours via tinguelybasel.notexisting@nodomain.cominfos@roche.notexisting@nodomain.comcom

Children are especially welcome museum visitors. They are particularly at risk from moving objects. Childlike curiosity can also cause damage to exhibits. Children under the age of 14 may only visit the museum when accompanied by an adult.

Children on your back
Carrying children on your back or on your shoulders (piggyback) is prohibited for safety reasons.

School classes
School classes must be accompanied, supervised and guided by teaching staff during their visit to the museum.

Pets are not allowed in the museum rooms (exception: disabled assistance dogs).