Open-house Saturday in the BASF Visitor Center

On open‑house Saturdays, we offer our younger and older guests an eventful program.

Buckle up and let's go! On the BASF open-house Saturday you can take part in a tour across the world's largest contiguous chemical site or experiment with your children (ages six to twelve) in BASF's Kids' Lab.

To ensure that the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) can continue to be contained, BASF relies on visitors observing mandatory rules of distance and hygiene and takes measures to reduce the risk of infection.

Important information for your visit

ATTENTION: Participation in factory tours & Kids' Lab workshops only for registered guests! The exhibition of the Visitor Center remains closed.

Children aged 6 and above may participate in a site tour.

Adults are asked to bring their identity card with them.

Open-house Saturdays 2021

We will keep you informed about the future open-house Saturdays as soon as we have more information.

Important hygiene & safety regulations for your visit

·         Please visit us only if you are completely healthy!

·         If you are travelling with more than one participant, please make sure that only one person registers for the whole group at the reception in the Visitor Center.

·         Our visitor parking lot is still available for you. The participants of the site tours can wait here for the program to begin.

·         All guests are requested to wear a face mask covering their mouth and nose from the moment they enter the Visitor Center as well as before and during the tours of the plant. This can be a cloth face mask, a surgical mask or a scarf.

·         Please wash your hands in the rest rooms or disinfect your hands immediately after entering the Visitor Center.

·         Lockers as well as the cloakroom are out of order for the time being, so please do not bring any luggage into the building.

·         Our visitors must maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 metres during the entire visit, group formation is to be avoided.

·         In addition, the hygiene tips of the Federal Centre for Health Education (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung) as signposted on site apply.

Our program activities for you on our open-house Saturday:

All offers with advance registration only! All our programs are free of charge.


Site tour "Innovations at BASF - past and present" (only in German)

Duration: 1 hour

Free of charge

Advance registration only (exact date will be published soon)!

Throughout 2020, the focus of the site tours is on the theme of “Innovations at BASF - yesterday and today”. You will find out how BASF develops new products and solutions for the challenges of the future.


Family program Kids' Lab (only in German)


Duration: 1 hour

Free of charge

Advance registration only (exact date will be published soon)!

In the experimental program "Clever Foodies", families with children aged 6 to 12 years explore together the question "Why is fruit and vegetable colorful and healthy?