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The tour is only in italian, though they did give us a (10+ page) booklet that presumably covered most of the same things. The tour visited three rooms which had a range of historically relevant medical artefacts but all signs were only in Italian. The...More
The old pharmacy is definitely great and beautiful and worth seeing. However the tour itself was disappointing. First of all it was 1.5h long, far too long for what there was to see and 10 Euros seems an excessive price. The tour was only in...More
When we booked for the tour of the old Pharmacy we were told that the tours are only in Italian. We decided to go anyway because that would be the only way to see the old pharmacy. Although we barely understood what the guide said...More
An enthusiastic and very well-prepared guide lead us in a 2-hour tour ranging from the history of medicine of the Reign to the breathtaking Pharmacy dating back to 1700. The Museum relies exclusively on private donations and on voluntary work delivered by the association 'il...More
We were lucky to have the benefit of English speaking guide Francesca who was enthusiastic and guided us during the visit. She was excellent. Sad that the overall building is in a state of neglect but the farmacia is a jewel! We 100% recommend a...More
Where art meets history and science. Mind blowing. A must see. Make sure you check the opening hours and days. Our great volunteer guide, Mr. Camillo, was not only knowledgeable but also enthusiastic. I'd give it a triple thumbs up!!
A pharmacy where science and alchemy blend. Stunning stucco, paintings, furniture. A magical place. Interesting also the Museum of Health Arts. Is inside a hospital that cures patients for over 500 years ... amazing. Inquire about opening hours!
One of the most interesting sights we saw.. Only view-able as part of a tour. To see it, email them at the address on the website to book in advance. The tour goes to both the pharmacy and the Museum of Medical History. You can...More
After reading other reviews I was excited to go and see this interesting medical museum. Upon arrival we were told that you can only see the museum with a guided tour at 10 euros each. No problem. Tours give you a lot more information right?...More