Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art in opened in 1980 as the first public museum in exclusively dedicated to the production and practice of contemporary art from the 1960s to the present.

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The Basel city walls are a complex of walls surrounding the central part of the Swiss city of , only partially preserved today. is situated 190 metres southeast of Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: Taxiarchos228, FAL.

Church
Photo: Mikatu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The Cartoonmuseum Basel is a museum in , , that is devoted to cartoons, parodies and pastiches of works of art and artists, comics and caricatures. is situated 390 metres west of Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: Andreas Schwarzkopf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Founded in 1961, the is one of the many museums in the… is situated 630 metres west of Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: Basmus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, has a beautiful medieval old town centre, a fascinating carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron. Photo: Lucazzitto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is situated 1½ km southwest of Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: Laloom, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in . is situated 2 km east of Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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