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Town Council's Aphothecary, Tallinn

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Take a step back in medical history at Town Council's Aphothecary, the oldest medical enterprise in Tallinn, and one of the oldest in all of Europe. The pharmacy was founded in the early 15th century and has run continuously in the same building ever since. Explore the on-site museum, which displays a small collection of historic medical tools and others used by physicians in the past. You'll find many relics from the business over the years, including an array of medieval and Renaissance-era remedies. For a souvenir, pick up some claret, a spiced Germanic wine, from the pharmacy's gift shop. Arrange to visit Town Council's Aphothecary and other attractions in Tallinn using our Tallinn vacation planner.
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  • points of interest-old drugstore with strange potions from herbs and animals with different medieval instruments and stuff, just begging in the lane Curve from Harry Potter. Very atmospheric place
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  • It's one of Europes oldest pharmacies, still operation to day, but you can experience a brief exhibition of healing methods in the Middle Age. Really interesting to see and read about the medieval bes...  more »
  • I was first taken by the blue stair steps leading into the building, but was delighted to discover it was the oldest still operating apothecary - since 1422! Hard to imagine but fascinating!  more »