German Pharmacy Museum, Heidelberg

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At German 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 German Pharmacy Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Well maintained and interesting history of pharmacy in Germany. Lots of old bottles and shops, surprisingly well worth a visit!  more »
  • Not a big place and not all displayed information is in English too, some only in German. That is a pity.  more »
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  • Amazing! This museum housed in Heidelberg Castle show case more than 20,00 exhibits in over 2000 years of pharmaceutical history. As you go through the labyrinth passages containing the exhibits you'll feel living through the different eras of pharmaceutical history. The setting is quite realistic.
  • It's a very interesting museum about the history of Pharmacy
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