At Pharmacy Museum, learn how ailments have been treated over the years. and marvel at some stunning apothecary jars, bottles, and mortars and pestles. Also see a collection of 17th- and 18th-century medicines, which includes conventional objects such as spices and cocoa, as well as "magical" items, such as mandrake, bezoar stones, and mumia. This pharmacy museum has a rich collection of objects that represent the history of medical sciences. The onsite shop sells replicas of some of the exhibits and several books on the history of pharmaceuticals. Using our international travel planner, Heidelberg attractions like Pharmacy Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Pharmacy Museum Reviews
Krank war man früher auch, dagegen sind allerlei Kräuter gewachsen. Die Anwendung und den Vertrieb hatten die kundigen Mönche oder die Apotheker. Eine Zeitreise durch die Geschichte. Einfache Labore o... more »They used to be sick, but all sorts of herbs have grown. The application and distribution had the knowledgeable monks or the pharmacists. A journey through history. Simple laboratories or magnificent pharmacies. Everything there.
so nicely set up. beautiful old drug store. of course with detailed description from plants and its use, animals...very interesting. more »
The collection is interesting but very dusty, dead, and sometimes difficult to view. The glassware in particular needs a clean. The majority of the visitors are clearly hardly interested in the exhibited pieces and mindlessly march through without looking around. Nevertheless, a Bunson-era bunson burner and three complete pharmacist shelving systems are highlights. Text in English and German. If you're really interested in the contents, try to avoid the crowds, who clearly don't care. If you're just interested in the castle, this is one of the few places you can go inside at no extra cost.
Amazing experience! I am so happy I had the chance to visit!
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