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great spot, on the fake grass terrace,to get the last of the lisbon sun of an evening. Spin around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noel M
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London, United Kingdom
Neat history museum that's heavy on pharmacy

This museum goes way beyond pharmacy, although that is its focus. As to pharmacy, it has what you... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
NY_realist
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great spot, on the fake grass terrace,to get the last of the lisbon sun of an evening. Spin around the museum too

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beer on the terrace bar. Checked the price before we went in. Was charged double the published price , 4 euros for a small beer rather than 2. When I pointed this out, the waiter agreed it was annoying but refused to do...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Loved this little museum! We came across it by accident, and had about 1 hour to quickly look around. Fascinating to anyone interested in medicine and medical history. Pretty hidden!

Thank Tarin M
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum full of surprises and excellent value for money. Intriguing and inspiring as well as informative. A credit to Lisbon and a ‘must’ visit.

Thank Gianr15
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The cafe is serving outside and you have a fantastic view of the sea. The interior is held in cosy atmosphere and the food and wine was great

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This museum goes way beyond pharmacy, although that is its focus. As to pharmacy, it has what you expect: collections of historical pharmaceutical manufacturing and compounding equipment, displays of old time pharmacy jars, re-creations of old time retail pharmacies, historical information about the development of...More

Thank NY_realist
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A nice collection, and great potential but it needs some work for the tourists. A simple leaflet in English or some more translations in the exhibit would be great, some of the general history got lost in (lack of) translation. Therefore the first floor started...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

An incredible discovery out of the blue. DEFINITELY worth a trip. We were walking back towards our hotel after taking the tram 28 through the centre, when we stumble across a sign for the Pharmaceutical Museum. Very good lay out and very interesting objects. A...More

Thank JayjayWolf
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully designed and laid out but very little information in anything other than Portugese. The old pharmacies were beautiful.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A real gem of a museum with great exhibits you can see in 45 min. Has great artifacts and dioramas over years. A must see if you are interested in the history of medicine or pharmacy.

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