A space full of life
Designed by Italian designer and architect Michele De Lucchi, Novartis Pavillon stands as a beacon for openness, sustainability and forward thinking. Wood and other natural materials are used in innovative ways that evoke the feel of a living building, while transparent surfaces and a harmony with outside greenery create the perfect environment for inspiring encounters.
The fragility of life
Where do diseases come from? Explore the miraculous things our bodies do every day, the impact that illness can have, and how progress in medical science is helping to improve and extend people’s lives around the world. Plus, discover the personal side of illness, with immersive stories from patients and their families that show the reality of living with a severe disease.
From lab to patient
How is medicine made? Step into the shoes of researchers, production specialists and clinical trial specialists to learn and experience how new drugs are developed from start to finish. Plus, discover the dramatic challenges and revelations that led to the creation of a life-changing medicines.
Steps through time
How did we get to the healthcare of today? Explore the history of medicine and how centuries of innovation have helped create the treatments of today. Discover milestones in the story of Novartis and how they impacted wider medical progress. And scan an interactive timeline that explores how Basel and Novartis Campus have evolved over more than a century.
The future of healthcare
What will healthcare look like in the future? After learning about the impact and processes of medical progress, it’s time to join the discussion about how it could and should develop. Discover how advancing science could push medicine forward, and explore the big questions around topics like access to medicine, the use of artificial intelligence and the ethical consequences of treatments such as cell and gene therapies.
Visit Novartis Pavillon
Experience the wonders of medicine for yourself. Pre-book your ticket today and explore the inspiring architecture and thought-provoking exhibits at Novartis Pavillon.
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.
Novartis Pavillon makes an extraordinary venue for conferences, presentations and scientific receptions.