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Pharmazie-Historisches Museum

Totengaesslein 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 264 91 11
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Great for people who have interest in medicine

Spent several hours here just having wander around and looking at the selection of colourful... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Very interesting ,especially to someone in the profession

AS a family with alot of pharmacists we had to go to this one.Crocodile teeth may not seem much of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
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Totengaesslein 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Spent several hours here just having wander around and looking at the selection of colourful medicine jars and various contraptions

1  Thank MDJ1968
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

AS a family with alot of pharmacists we had to go to this one.Crocodile teeth may not seem much of a cure ,but these people sure did try hard.

2  Thank pat46455
Reviewed 27 April 2017

One of the nice things about this museum is that you can see it in several ways. There is a device available in several languages that let's you take a full narrated tour or you can just click on numbers that interest you as you...More

1  Thank Candy O
Reviewed 4 April 2017

we just loved our visit to this small but ever so interesting museum, it's a real travel in time and in beliefs , full of little treasures.

Thank Nancy Y
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The setting alone is worth the visit. Just getting there is fun: you walk up a lane with stairs from the Market Square to the entrance, a medieval experience in itself. Once through the tunnel-like entrance, you are in an airy courtyard with a fountain...More

1  Thank jarchcun
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My sister had an interest due to her work with pharmaceutical companies, but even I found it an interesting museum. Tip: bring your own headset and pay 2,- instead of 4,- for the audio guide.

3  Thank DutchLassie70
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A journey through attempts to medicate yourself and others. As other reviewers have said, the exhibits are all labelled in German but if you don’t want to hire an audioguide, with what labelling there is in each room, you can understand most of the exhibits...More

Thank Bon444
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this little gem in Basel. Beautiful collection, very authentic. A must see for homeopathic doctors, fytotherapist etc.

Thank Margriet T
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The small museum covers pharmaceuticals and medicine in general. Exhibits are labeled in German, but you can rent an audio tour in other languages. Only downside is lack of air conditioning in 93 degree weather.

Thank ElvisMem
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Holy $$&;@; quite the exhibits. From the animals used for medicine to the natural powders to the equipment. Fascinating items and audio guide. Could spend hours more.

Thank Cyril L
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