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Literaturhaus Basel
Barfüssergasse 3
4051 Basel


Public transport
Tram stops: Bankverein or Barfüsserplatz
From Basel SBB station: tram nos. 2, 8, 11, 10 to Bankverein
From Badischer Bahnhof: tram no. 6 to Barfüsserplatz


The Literaturhaus is accessible by wheelchair. Please contact the box office or let us know your arrival time by telephone (061 261 29 50) or by e-mail ( so we can be there to welcome you and show you to the side entrance for wheelchair access.

The Literaturhaus hall is also equipped with an inductive hearing system. Please register at the box office if you require an induction loop.

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Support for people with special needs.

Would you like to attend an event at the Literaturhaus but need support? No problem! The Literaturhaus Basel is part of the KulturPLUS1 project.

KulturPLUS1 is an offer by Wildwuchs and selected cultural event organisers in Basel to provide people who need support with the opportunity to attend cultural events together with a companion.

The Literaturhaus Basel offers a PLUS1 ticket. When you book this type of ticket, we will organise a cultural companion to accompany you to the event and provide any support necessary. Please give us one week's notice before the date of the event.

Are you interested? Then give us a call or send us an email: 061 261 29 50 /

— KulturPLUS1 is intended primarily for:
— People with cognitive impairments
— People with mental impairments
— People with visual impairments
— People with mobility impairments
— People with age-related impairments.

Further information about KulturPLUS1 can be found at:

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