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Town Council's Aphothecary

Raekoja plats 11, Tallinn 10146, Estonia
+372 631 4860
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Raekoja plats 11, Tallinn 10146, Estonia
+372 631 4860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Chemist's shop has been in continuous existence since at least 1422, and probably earlier. Interesting but I would suggest not really inspiring unless you happen to be in the profession.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is still an active modern Pharmacist at work amongst all sorts of historical artefacts relating to medicine. Some of the old remedies on display are quite gruesome. Glad that one does not have to use them today!

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this apothecary is one of the oldest in Europe and its age makes it very charming. they have preserved the tools and building very well. it sells modern medicine too. dont forget to look for the crocodile on the ceiling!!

Thank guptaratika
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Dates back to 1422 and still serving customers. Atmospheric and contains an interesting small museum (free entry) with examples of early medicinal ingredients - anyone for dried toad or bees?

Thank Portland_Holiday
Reviewed 20 April 2017

An old-style apothecary with a small museum, walk in while roaming the city, nothing special, but a great stop for cold weather. Try to find the crocodile.

1  Thank r0sebush
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The only pharmacy in Europe that has been working in the same place for a long time, since 1422. Inside you can find active pharmacy and in the other room you can find pharmacy room- museum: interwsting stuff in the display.

Thank Jekaterina_Kraus
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It's one of Europes oldest pharmacies, still operation to day, but you can experience a brief exhibition of healing methods in the Middle Age. Really interesting to see and read about the medieval best practices.

Thank 726anu
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I was first taken by the blue stair steps leading into the building, but was delighted to discover it was the oldest still operating apothecary - since 1422! Hard to imagine but fascinating!

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Quaint museum, which while free is relaxed allowing people to linger to view the artifacts, bottles and potions.

Thank Disgruntled1108
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A functional and very helpful pharmacy, we were after some cold and flu tablets. Museum very interesting also

Thank James B
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