Deutsches Apotheken Museum, Heidelberg

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At Deutsches Apotheken 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 Deutsches Apotheken Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is located within the castle of Nuremberg, free entrance, where the evolution of the German pharmacopoeia is collected. Interesting.
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  • Exciting Museum with interesting pieces and reconstructed or rebuilt pharmacies facilities
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  • It can be visited with the Castle as it is in the Castle. It's a nice Museum with 2 levels (a level below ground also for glassware). That's interesting.
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  • Nice museum! We encountered mistakenly when we visited the castle. Did not know it was there and what to expect, but a very nice surprise! Nice old collection. Informative. Photography with flash forbidden. Without flash is possible. Small souvenir shop present.
  • They've got interesting info about inventions and discoveries on the pharmaceutical industry. They also try to make it interactive, it's worth to check it out. The visit won't take you longer than 1 hour
  • This place was great. Seeing all the different medicines and they have everything in Deutsche and English.
  • Very well done museum. An in depth look at the history of medicine throughout the past couple hundred years. The building itself was originally servants quarters where the museum portion is.
  • Excellent museum, well preserve, all very clear. You travel back in time! Amazing experience! Great place for kids!

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