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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  • A must when your touring Heidelberg ‘ s Castel. Very interesting especially for children / young teenagers in 2 nd grade schools.  more »
  • Included in the castle entrance. Worth a visit. Great information and graphically represented.
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  • If you pay a visit to Heidelberg Castle then it worths to spend 15-20 minutes to walk into Pharmacy museum and have a glance on the evolution of pfarmacy science.  more »
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  • There's a lot of information to read, and the interiors aim to give you a feel of what it used to look like when still operational. Wouldn't say it makes buying a ticket for entry into the castle any more worth it though.
  • Nice museum, there are many pharmacy utensils to look at at. They also show original interior from old pharmacies. Worth going to.
  • 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.
  • Good collection of pharmacy products of Germany but not my type! In my opinion if you want to bore yourself, please be my guest ;)
  • If you go to Schloss there is really no reason you shouldn't go! entrance is free to the museum. and what you are going to see inside is pretty interesting actually.

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