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Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

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

The Pharmaziemuseum 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.

Take advantage of your BaselCard and get a 50% discount on your museum visit. The free guest card is included in every overnight stay and will be given to you at check-in.

More information on the BaselCard

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

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