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Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

The Pharmazie-Historische Museum of the University of Basel currently contains one of the largest and most significant collections relating to the history of pharmacy.

The Pharmazie-Historische Museum of the University of Basel currently contains one of the largest and most significant collections relating to the history of pharmacy. The museum holds a scientific collection from the 1920s, which has been conserved until today. Highlights include apothecaries’ shops, historic medicaments, laboratory equipment, a complete alchemist’s laboratory, microscopes and a famous collection of pharmacy ceramics (15th to 19th centuries). The house ”Zum vorderen Sessel” is a historic location where famous men such as Erasmus of Rotterdam and Paracelsus were frequent visitors. Historic drugstore “Herbarium” in a Pharmacy of of the old city of Basel.

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CategoryEntry fee
AdultsCHF 8
ReducedCHF 5
Monday closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed

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