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The Gate of Saint John is a former gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, completed in 1398.
The Gate of Saint John is a former gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, completed in 1398. It is one of the 3 remaining medieval gates that led to the city, and is situated in the north-west frontier of the fortifications.
The Thomas Tower is a former watchtower that stood at the western end of the medieval city walls of Basel
The Skulpturhalle Basel exhibits plaster cast reconstructions of antique sculptures, including the complete set of sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens
The Gothic-style Spalentor is a former gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, completed in 1398 as part of the fortification built after the earthquake of 1356
Schweizerisches Feuerwehrmuseum or the Fire Brigade Museum showcases fire-fighting equipment which have been in use since the 13th century
The Jewish Museum of Switzerland showcases the history and cultural heritage of Jews in Switzerland
Ausstellungsraum Klingental showcases local contemporary art
The Museum Kleines Klingental, housed in the former Klingental Dominican convent, exhibits medieval sandstone sculptures from Basel Cathedral, a 17th century model of Grossbasel and a model of the convent
The Pharmacy Museum explores pharmaceutical history, exhibiting a wide collection of artifacts such as complete pharmacy interiors with furniture, ceramic pharmaceutical vessels, , an alchemy laboratory, laboratory utensils, ceramics, microscopes, instruments, mortars, first-aid kits, books, and historical medications