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Unless otherwise stated: CHF 20 / 15 for concessions

Reductions apply for: Members of LiteraturBasel, AHV, IV, Legi, KulturLegi, AboCard Bücher Magazin; the Bider & Tanner customer card is also valid at Seitenblicke-Events.

Members of AdS enjoy free admission, please register at the box office (you are also welcome to register at

The WortReich-Card for all those under 30 offers the chance to choose 13 events from the Literaturhaus programme for only CHF 30. It is available at the box office. With colourkey, the WortReich card costs only CHF 15.

Would you like to attend an event at the Literaturhaus but need support? No problem! The Literaturhaus Basel is part of the KulturPLUS1 project. 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 e-mail: 061 261 29 50 /, we look forward to seeing you.

Advance booking
We recommend using our advance booking service. Buying a ticket in advance means a seat is automatically reserved for you.

Payment by credit card or PostCard
You will receive your ticket as a PDF - please bring it to the box office either as a printed copy or on your mobile phone.

Advance Tickets are also available at:
Bider & Tanner, Aeschenvorstadt 2, 4010 Basel
Telephone: +41 (0)61 206 99 96

It is also possibley to reserve tickets in advance at Bider & Tanner. Tickets must be collected at least 3 days before the event.

Box Office
The box office opens 30 minutes prior to the start of each event. For larger events, the box office opens earlier.

We would be grateful if you could wait until the box office opens before taking your seats.

There are no numbered seats in the Literaturhaus. However, if you buy a ticket in advance, a seat is automatically reserved for you.

Sold out?
If an event is sold out, we will post this on our website as soon as possible, and if time allows inform you via our newsletter.

The Literaturhaus has a limited capacity. Once all available tickets are sold, we are unable to sell any more tickets. We thank you for your understanding.

If you have any questions, please contact us on +41 (0)61 261 29 50. Please note that we do not accept reservations

Gift Vouchers
Did you know we also offer gift vouchers? They cost CHF 20 and are valid for one event of your choice (at the Literaturhaus or at the Festival BuchBasel). They can be purchased from the box office in the Literaturhaus, in the office at Theaterstrasse 22 (please call 061 261 29 50 to arrange a visit) or can be ordered by phone (061 261 29 50) or e-mail. Please note: we charge an additional CHF 5 handling fee for dispatch by post against invoice.

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