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Raekoja plats 11, Tallinn 10146, Estonia
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All reviews modern medicine small museum museum room oldest working minute visit tourist trail worth a visit the main square free entry quick look old days interesting displays old style old building on display medieval times nice place to visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Town Hall Pharmacy is one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe, dating from 1422. It contains both a 21st century pharmacy and a museum room that houses various bygone preserved pharmaceutical “remedies”. Dried toads, stallions hoof and sun dried dog faeces are just some...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 1 week ago

whether you need history or aspirin -ö you are always most welcomed. come and peep into the Latin kitchen and feel relieved we do not need dried dog poo or powdered snakeskin to treat our discomfort

Thank Katri T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Facing the square, Lovely old building. Exhibits in the pharmacy, it's a cracking place, worth a visit.

Thank D38lawn
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The Town Hall Pharmacy is the oldest in Europe, operating since 1422! But, that's not why we went...we needed an ace wrap for my husband's swollen ankle. The pharmacy had several brands from which to choose, and we could pay with a credit card.

Thank DeeFry
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a fascinating place to visit. Some really old stuff is on display. One bottle was labeled 'dragon nails' but unfortunately I could not see the nails clearly. There was also a jar with a partly grated horse hoof. Interesting indeed. Worth a visit.

Thank erna o
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is the oldest and still working pharmacy in the world. It is an interesting place to visit with lots of history and artifacts to see. It is right at the edge of the centre of the town square.

Thank Debridley R
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Located on the edge of the main town square, this has been operating as a pharmacy since the 15th century. It provides some interesting details of old medicines etc.,(I never realised dried dog droppings were used for medication!) and you can buy various medicines and...More

1  Thank Poss_the_Explorer
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Amazing apothecary shop that still functions as such today. Wonderful amount of history there and it is wonderful to see!

Thank Tamarcy
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Look, this is a really, really old pharmacy. It has some cool historic things. The ceiling is really old and unusual. It's also located right off the main square in Tallinn, so you're going to be there anyway. Pop in for 2 minutes and take...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Coming from a pharmacy employment years ago it was like revisiting how we did things then not now! Really enjoy spending time browsing here, almost wished I had a cold so I could order some senega & ammonia!

Thank lollygobbleblissbom
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