Visits for every age group

Kids are welcome at MCBA. The museum is delighted to help children take their first steps in the world of art.

Families, groups, and classes are all invited to come and explore our exhibitions.
We have something for everyone!

Discovery booklets


The discovery booklet is full of games and activities for kids to develop their observation skills and imagination and get them drawing!

From age 7
Available free of charge from the front desk.

Family tours

On the first Sunday of every month, families are invited to visit the museum and then talk about art over an afternoon snack with one of the museum’s outreach experts. Come and fill your sketchpad, listen to a story in the exhibition space, or join in an art workshop.

From age 7

Advance booking required
Free of charge for children, free with the purchase of an entrance ticket for adults.

Art workshops

On the first Saturday of every month, come and join an art workshop exploring a theme inspired by the current exhibition. Kids will enjoy an afternoon of painting, drawing, model-making, collage, dance or theatre and discover a new technique or approach to art history in each workshop.

Workshops are held on the first Saturday of every month and during the school holidays as part of the Pakomuzé and Passeport vacances programmes.
The workshops are designed for specific age groups.
CHF 15.-, advance booking required

Upcoming worshops and booking

Top tip

The exhibition Atlas. Cartographie du don is an excellent introduction to fine art, showcasing a wide range of works with themes familiar to children, such as forests and music.

  • The museum grounds are a lovely spot for a picnic, with plenty of seating. Please note there is no shelter.
  • Prams are welcome in the exhibition rooms and can also be left in the cloakroom opposite the ticket office.
  • Baby changing facilities are available.