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German Pharmacy Museum

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This intriguing museum explores the history of medicine in Heidelberg.
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Schlosshof 1 | Heidelberg Castle, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Heidelberg Castle, this was a brilliant experience. Walking through and looking at all the old ways medicines were stored was just an extremely fantastic time. It's not a big museum but it is an interesting and more importantly, a different type of museum....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the castle and thought of giving this a miss. We are glad we didn't. Very interesting, well organized and documented.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know how they put together such an extensive museum for free! This was above my expectations. The history behind medicine and how it has evolved is just fascinating. Displays are both in German and English and you can also get an audio guide...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed 19 January 2019

A fascinating and enriching place to learn about pharmacy, old medicines, treatments. It’s historically interesting (also written in English) and it has some beautiful old Apotheke/Pharmacies.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank swissmgm
Reviewed 16 January 2019

A can not be missed visit especially for anyone in medical field. Very crowded on our visit but still worthwhile. There is something for everyone because there are displays of the apothecary jars used by early pharmacist and they are works of art that any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat124
Reviewed 8 January 2019

I knew very little about pharmacy and after a couple of hours in this excellent museum I know a little more. Whilst the shop displays are good (although a little pristine/artificial) the most interesting thing was the written explanations of the history of pharmacy from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShropshireOldfart
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

If somebody visits the castle he should defently visit the pharmacy too. It is not very big bit it takes to another era. Very well demonstrated.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Pharmacy Museum during our visit to the Schloss Heidelberg. Beautiful displays and a great collection of pharmaceutical history. It is always interesting to see how our ancestors handled health and medical issues as the human body was such as mystery...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We took a look at this museum whilst on a whistle stop visit to the castle, we used our ticket from the Konigsstuhl Funicular for free entry but this ticked doesnt get you in anywhere else as you have to buy tickets for what you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robbly
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Seeing the Pharmacy museum during the visit to the castle was unexpected. The displays were very good and it was extremely interesting to see how much medicine they had in the past and also that there was a difference for children and adults.....

Date of experience: December 2018
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