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Aboca Museum

Opens in 24 min: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Loved the herbs

Enjoyed this little museum of herbal pharmacotherapy. I found it fascinating that many of the herbs... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Leslie F
Richmond, Virginia
Educational and fun

This well-kept museum is worth visiting as it only takes about an hour. It is well-organised with... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Zaira G
Senigallia, Italy
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Aboca Museum, the original and the only Herb Museum, has rediscovered the history of the millenary relationship between Man and Herbs and is passing it down to future generations. The museum explores the ancient tradition of Medicinal Herbs through...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Via Niccolo' Aggiunti 75 | Palazzo Bourbon del Monte, 52037, Sansepolcro, Italy
+39 0575 733589
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Enjoyed this little museum of herbal pharmacotherapy. I found it fascinating that many of the herbs we use today, were used hundreds of years ago. It didn't take much time, We spend a lot of time in the store, fascinated by the products, everything was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leslie F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This well-kept museum is worth visiting as it only takes about an hour. It is well-organised with various rooms ranging from ancient medical books, to the 18th century pharmacy. They have pots of herbs all clearly labelled which you can touch and smell. Everything is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our visit exploring the history of the medicinal use of plants. Lots of interesting old laboratory equipment and dried samples of herbs. Takes no more than an hour.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Most interesting museum having on display old and updated collection of herbs for both foods and medicine use

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Well maintained and interesting collection. Organised tours in english are enjoyable. Worth the visit once in the area, especially if one has a health care background.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

OK, I have a peculiar and professional interest in herbal medicines and the treatments used by our ancestors. This museum is just amazing. It not only has numerous texts and books on display which date to the 13th Century with recipes to formulate a specific...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

If you care about history, medicine, pharmacy or homeopathic medicines this is very interesting. For such a small town this museum is packed with rare and interesting objects. Your senses will be alive as the smell and visual is really enticing. Exhibitions are excellent and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

A little but interesting museum about the history of herbal remedies. Fascinating display of enormous mortars. Guide book available in English.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Very conveniently located on the same street as the Museo Civico in Sansepolcro. In short, the Museo Aboca is one of the most original and interesting that we have ever visited. Whether you like art, history, nature or science, there is a bit of each...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

A fairly small museum but packed full of picture,s equipment and many herbs which you can actually smell and touch for yourself! Although the information in the museum is in Italian a free booklet in English is provided with your ticket as well as a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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