Pharmaceutical Museum

Pharmaceutical Museum, Matanzas: Address, Pharmaceutical Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

Pharmaceutical Museum
4.5
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antoinette040361
Rijswijk, The Netherlands28 contributions
Interresting
Jan 2020
A must go. Very nice and authentic and if jou want there is a guide on the side to explain whatever you like to know
Written February 3, 2020
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Ana L
Navan, Ireland2,682 contributions
Exceeded expectations!
Jan 2020
You pay 3 CUC, which is a bit more than the average in Cuba, but you get an excellent visit. The guides are very knowledgeable, but you have to able to understand Spanish. Otherwise, just pay and go around on your own. So much to discover in what was the first pharmacy in the whole South America.
Written January 20, 2020
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junebug0410
Saskatoon, Canada42 contributions
One of a kind
Jan 2020 • Friends
$3 gets you an amazing tour . So much history and our guide gave us an excellent English explanation on everything .
Written January 12, 2020
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NoeB1
Antwerp, Belgium1,071 contributions
Great visit!
Jul 2019
We had a private tour because there were no other tourist around. Great! This pharmacy from the 19th century is unique in the world! It's one of the best provided old pharmacies! The place is beautiful and wel maintained. It's definitely worth a visit!
Written September 22, 2019
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ARWW
Lenexa, KS13 contributions
Historic
May 2019 • Friends
This is an old pharmacy from the 1800s with the actual medicine in the original jars. Also the supplies they used to make the medicine. We were given a tour and the guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic
Written June 19, 2019
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RianneEJ
Nijmegen, The Netherlands5 contributions
Must see in Matanzas
May 2019 • Solo
Wonderfull place that breathes authenticity. Highly reccomended for a short stop and a must see in Matanzas!
Written June 5, 2019
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butch447
Winnipeg, Canada1,023 contributions
Walk Back In Time
Mar 2019 • Solo
The museum is like walking back in time, everything is very well preserved, they have a handout chart which is very handy. worth a visit, and only 3 CUC
Written June 3, 2019
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ebonylynton
Knutsford, UK462 contributions
Living history
Mar 2019 • Couples
This place is a monument to the history and development of pharmacy in Cuba and world wide. The Lady who looked after the premises was a mine of information and was very helpful, with the help of a translator. Not to be missed!
Written April 18, 2019
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Paulshappy
Courtenay, Canada3,770 contributions
STUNNING!
Apr 2019 • Couples
The Pharmaceutical Museum is in an unassuming building in the centre of Matanzas, and an eye-opener for it's grandeur when you walk into the building.
There's a $3 CUC admission per person, and you'll get a handy description chart to look around. They will give you a full tour if you ask, or they are close-by if you have a question, your choice.
The museum is filled with old, antique and ancient pharmacy artifacts, including books that go back hundreds of years!
Be sure to view the upper level art room while there, and also look up to see the 'walk-around' in the center room.
An excellent tourist destination.
Paul
Written April 14, 2019
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lavendula38
Pueblo, CO476 contributions
Beautiful Building and INTERESTING!
Feb 2019 • Solo
What a place! Even if you don't have an interest in medicines or herbs, visit this place. They have a handout for visitors in English that makes a self tour very informative. Not at all crowded. Wonderful herbal information. They are getting ready to open the upstairs, which was the family's living quarters. Had a sneak preview. WOW! I will visit again.
Written March 12, 2019
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