globegarden Markthalle

The quality learning center directly at the SBB railway station in Basel. Bright, sunny and spacious place for families and children. Bilingual early education in English and German directly at the Markthalle.


Forest day | Library day | Gym class at the gym | Museum day
Kindergarten Math | Dance Class in English

Balanced Nutrition

- On-site Kitchen and chef
- Publication of a childcare-own cookbook (order here)

Well Aware@Childcare

Quality-Nutrition certificate: Fourchette Verte - Ama terra

Studies, projects & awards

- Childcare quality label based on ISO 9001
- CLASS (Teachstone) study: 2015
- Center of Excellence: 2013

Annual Program

- One big excursion a month, e.g. to the zoo, airport, farm, food or flower markets or to a museum
- Project weeks as for example: Week of Switzerland in August
- Parties, as for example Halloween, Carnival, National day, Light Festival or local holidays
- Traditions and customs (e.g. Basler Carnival, Basler Christmas market)
- Project work along the annual program of the center

Center size

380 m2

On-site garden or playground


Parks and playgrounds nearby

- Schützenmattpark
- Margarethenpark
- Zoo
Playground Rosenfeld park
Playground Christoph Merian park
Botanic Garden
Playground Kannenfeld park
Schwarz park
Nature park

Opening hours

7.00am - 7.00pm; Emergency care until 9.00pm

Half-day bookings




State-subsidized places

Yes, partly subsidized by local communities and canton
Yes, subsidized childcare fees for Roche employees exclusively


(Swiss)German & English


Steinentorberg 26, 4051 Basel
Phone family services: 044 536 55 32 | Center: 061 271 60 55

How to get there

SBB railway station Basel SBB (5 minutes by foot)



Visit us today

Visit our childcare centers and ask about the educational program of the specific center. Every family and every child is different. A guided tour and personal contact with the center director helps you understand best, if this center is the right choice for your child and family.