For art lovers from around the world and most of Europe, Kunstmuseum Basel remains one of the most significant museums. With art collections for over seven centuries amassed in one place, Kunstmuseum Basel receives hundreds of art enthusiasts, art students and researchers every day. It displays the pieces from the middle ages to the present. The museum proudly exhibits 4,000 paintings, 300,000 drawings and prints, sculptures, and installations collected over centuries. With exemplary art pieces of medieval period by the likes of the Holbein family, Martin Schongauer, Lucas Caranch the Elder, Rembrandt Van Rijn, and Casper Wolff Kunstmuseum Basel is the oldest museum in Switzerland.Due to its impressively massive historic collection of art and sculptures, Kunstmuseum Basel is now catalogued as Heritage Site of National Significance. It is a register that keeps the record of the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance. Kunstmuseum Basel is one of 8,300 items around Switzerland that holds cultural significance. For the art students and researchers, the museum is undoubtedly one of the leading establishments for inspiration and history. Not only it displays the largest collection of works of the Holbein family, but it also displays various works of modern art by German-Jewish artists from 1939 that Nazi-Regime in German regarded as degenerate art. It was saved by the Kunstmuseum, brought to Switzerland and it is still on display till today. Apart from all the permanent collections from different centuries, Kunstmuseum Basel also carries out art exhibitions from time and again. The main building of the museum was designed during 1931-1936, which has now been extended by 2,750 square meters of the gallery.