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Deutsches Apotheken Museum

Heidelberg Castle, 69177 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 4962 2125880
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This intriguing museum explores the history of medicine in Heidelberg.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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Heidelberg Castle, 69177 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I went to this interesting museum while visiting the Heidelberg Castle. It is nicely organized. There are some beautiful displays and art.

1  Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The pharmacy museum is a really interesting place. You can see a whole bunch of old glass bottles etc. Originally from that time with old medicine and there is a whole area where they show all kind of old medicines and explain what it is...More

1  Thank Stefanie B
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful (if not THE most beautiful) museums displaying real and complete pharmacies, pharmaceutical laboratories and the way science was made in the last centuries. Definitely worth a visit - or multiple visits - as you find something new every...More

Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed May 31, 2016

If you are interested in the history and development of the Pharmaceutical industry this is the museum for you. The museum is beautifully organized with stunning displays. It is amazing all these artifacts were kept.

Thank brodie52
Reviewed May 27, 2016

This little museum was fascinating, basically the history of what we would now call chemists more often called apothecaries in Europe. The display were extremely interesting as was the history surrounding them. Who knew it was illegal at one time for medicinal powders , extracts...More

Thank DawnKen_12
Reviewed May 26, 2016

the museum has lots of old pharmacy equipment in the wood draws as it was. at this time working in the pharmacy was different then today. very interesting

Thank 749dave
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Deutsches Apotheken-Museum is a great place to cool down once you manage to climb up Burgweg on the way to the Heidelberger Schloss. You do not necessarily need to be a chemist to be well impressed with how pharmacy looked years ago.

Thank delfis87
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The hanging alligator is the best. Exit thru the gift shop which was very crowded with tourists from a bus buying everything. Only takes 10 minutes and I am a pharmacist. I particularly enjoyed the painting of Christ as a pharmacist. I wonder what school...More

Thank Scout12563
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I work in the industry so I knew a little about the subject but I learned quite a lot. It was particularly interesting to see how the German pharmacy market and pharmaceutical companies were started and changed over the years. The exhibits are mostly in...More

Thank NDMorrison06
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Even if you are not a chemistry professor, it is really worth to visit it. Interesting way of presenting the history of the pharmacy. The children's pharmacy should be more interesting and more updated, but it was fun to smell the different herbs.

Thank faagi22
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