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Herborarium Museum, Catania

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Spazio polivalente in cui promuovere l'arte, la cultura, la divulgazione scientifica. Sede del Presidio del Libro di Catania. Sede del primo Caffè Scienza del sud Italia, riconosciuto dall'omonimo circuito nazionale.

La stanza Vecchia Farmacia ospita una collezione di vasi speziali realizzata dai maestri ceramisti di Caltagirone e Sciacca, strumenti ed oggetti della tradizione farmaceutica dell'Ottocento e primi Novecento.

Nell'intima ed accogliente Stanza delle Spezie è possibile gustare ed acquistare tè, tisane, erbe per infusi ed aromatizzazioni.

La sala Caffè Letterario offre possibilità di relax, studio, conversazione, consultazione e acquisto di libri e riviste su storia e cultura di Sicilia, connessione wifi gratuita.

Polyvalent space in which to promote the art, culture, science. Seat of the Presidium of the Book of Catania. Seat of the first Science Café in southern Italy, recognized by the homonymous national circuit.

The Old Pharmacy Room houses a collection of apothecary vases made by the masters of Caltagirone and Sciacca, instruments and objects of the pharmaceutical tradition of nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The intimate and cozy room of Spices you can taste and buy tea, herbal teas, herbal infusions and flavorings.

The hall Literary Cafe offers relaxation, study, conversation, consultation and purchase of books and journals about the history and culture of Sicily, free wifi.
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  • You can't pass by via Crociferi, one of the oldest streets of Catania and don't stop under the arch Benedictine to visit this unique Museum, which is well worth a stopover between unknown scents and tastes!
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  • Excellent hospitality, within the Benedictine monastery, where you can taste medicinal plants.
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  • The staff is very knowledgeable and conveys visitors with the passion that moves. Great olfactory experience/sensory. Tasting helps to choose which of the excellent tea to take home ... To try!
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