Eye-opening science, thought-provoking ideas and beautiful surroundings – your visit to Novartis Pavillon will be a trip to remember. Plan ahead with information on travel, accessibility, food and drink, services and more.

Getting here

Novartis Pavillon is located on the Novartis Campus – located in the northern corner of Basel, just minutes from the French and German borders. Our main entrance is easily accessible by public transport, bicycle or car.

Eat & drink

Pick up snacks, light bites and hot and cold drinks at the Novartis Pavillon café, with food made with produce from local suppliers. Plenty of seating is available so you can dine in or take away.

Amenities & services

From accessible bathrooms and family-friendly facilities to free wifi, there are plenty of services available at Novartis Pavillon to make your visit more comfortable.

Pick up souvenirs of your visit from the Novartis Pavillon shop, open 10am - 6pm, Tuesday - Sunday. Please note that you can pay only by card.

Children are welcome at Novartis Pavillon, and there are baby-changing facilities inside the building. The exhibition is aimed at a general audience from about age 12 and older.

The Novartis Pavillon and the Wonders of Medicine exhibition are fully accessible for all visitors.

We have bathrooms for everyone at Novartis Pavillon, including men’s, women’s, gender neutral, wheelchair accessible and baby-changing facilities.

Visitors can leave coats, bags and more in our cloakroom, located next to the welcome desk, or make use of the lockers on-site.

All visitors are invited to make use of free wifi at Novartis Pavillon.

Look inside

Thought-provoking exhibits, beautiful architecture, and inspiring art – there’s plenty to discover at Novartis Pavillon. Browse our gallery below to get a glimpse of what’s here.

Take a break

Novartis Pavillon isn’t just a place for discovery. It’s also a space to enjoy, where you can take time to pause and reflect.

Book your tickets

Experience the wonders of medicine for yourself. Prebook your ticket today and be one of the first to explore the inspiring architecture and thought-provoking exhibits at Novartis Pavillon.

Adults: CHF 10.00
BaselCard*: CHF 5.00
Children under 12/students/apprentices*: free entry

*Tickets are accepted if either a BaselCard or a student ID is presented.
Plese notice Online Tickets are non-refundable.

If you would like to book tickets for groups please write an E-Mail to [email protected]


Important Information


Keeping you safe

We’re following government guidelines and taking measures to make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible.


Everyone should be able to experience the wonders of medicine. Find out how we’re making Novartis Pavillon as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Venue hire

Novartis Pavillon makes an extraordinary venue for conferences, presentations and scientific receptions.