The present strategy is a concise and compact articulation for the overall operational and structural development of the Basel Historical Museum over the next eight to ten years.
The Basel Historical Museum is one of the five state museums in the canton of Basel-Stadt. It looks back on a history of over 125 years and has a strong presence in the city of Basel with three exhibition buildings and is widely accepted by the population.
The strategy is structured in the parts vision, mission and goals. The following is a highly abbreviated statement, without explanations, of the content of the vision, mission, and goals.
The vision describes our target state to strive for:
The mission describes our corporate purpose:
The HMB consists of five elements: Objects, Stories, Places, People, Science. The HMB is an archive of material culture with three central work areas: collecting and preserving, researching and documenting, exhibiting and communicating.
The following goals, on which the HMB will focus its work in the coming years, were set out in the strategy: Structures and processes, digitalization, service concept, exhibition venues, general inventory, collection center, cultural and working climate, and mission statement.