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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. Make Deutsches Apotheken Museum a part of your Heidelberg vacation plans using our Heidelberg vacation planner.
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  • What is more for pharmacist and chemist. Visually very appealing; but many reading tablets are however tiring in the long run. We missed an audio guide.
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  • This is a really small museum with a very small and nearly unseen entrance. I actually don't know why it is placed specifically in the Heidelberg Castle. The part of smelling the different kinds of te...  more »
  • The entrance is in the price of the entrance ticket to the ruins. The whole thing is a bit monotonous, but impressive in size (especially the final champions offices). Some substances to powder smell.
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  • LOVE IT.. Fascinating to see as a medical professional. Some great information and an amazing display of the pharmacy through time
  • Loved the exhibit. Especially loved how richly decorated some of the artifacts were.
  • Rich presentation of the pharmacy history in Germany. Many things to see and read. Free entry because you've already paid to come into the castle. Might take your about an hour or so to go through all the exhibits. There are English translations for each section.
  • Great one. It teaches lot of things .
  • If you're even semi curious about medicine and how it used to be done this is worth checking out!