Basel Papermill Museum Overview

The Basel Papermill Museum (Papiermuhle) is an old mill that was converted into the National Museum for Paper, Writing and Typography in Switzerland. The Paper Museum, which is located on an old canal, has a fully working water-wheel along with functioning machines and other tools as part of the exhibit.

Also known as the Swiss Museum for Paper, it is divided into four floors presenting workshops displaying the process of papermaking and manufacturing. The Museum also arranges hands-on tours of informative exhibits where people of all ages can participate in the process of making handmade paper, to converting it into a book. An enriching addition to your Switzerland packages, this museum provides an immersive experience, blending education with creativity for a memorable journey into the world of paper artistry.

There is also an interesting display of primitive beings using pictographs to communicate, hence it is one of the places to visit in Basel.


Best time to Visit- July - September

Entry fee- CHF 15

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