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Monthly tour - July: Physicians, barbers and charlatans

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Duration:   1 hour 30 minutes

Meeting Point

Meeting point
In front of Barfüsserkirche

Tour ending point

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A minimum number of participants is required on this tour.

Cancellation policy

If the reservation is cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required on the day of booking.

Short Description

Learn all about the history of medicine in our city - with absolutely no side effects! This tour will transport you into the world of charlatans, barber surgeons and city physicians. We will tell you what anatomical knowledge the executioner had to possess, what medical studies were like in the Middle Ages, and which ‘shows' were on offer in the anatomical theatre.


German (this tour can be booked in other languages for individual groups)


2 - 3.30 pm 


1.5 hours 

Textbaustein Tipps und Rabatte

Information regarding COVID-19
Due to the current COVID-19 situation it is recommended to bring along and wear a protective mask during this guided tour.

From 25,00 CHF

Available dates

  • 25,00 CHF Adults 
  • 0,00 CHF Children up to 6 years
  • 12,50 CHF Children 6-16 years

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