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Pharmazie-Historisches Museum

Totengaesslein 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 264 91 11
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Unique and Interesting

One of the nice things about this museum is that you can see it in several ways. There is a device... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Candy O
Portland, Oregon, United States
Small but full of treasures

we just loved our visit to this small but ever so interesting museum, it's a real travel in time... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Nancy Y
Geneva, Switzerland
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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

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

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.

2  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
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Well worth a visit, great exhibits and would recommend the audio tour due too all items with labels not in english, it's ok if you swiss or german. It looks at what would have been your local pharmacy back in the day to how medicine...More

Thank axeltramp
Reviewed 22 July 2016

As a pharmacy student I was so excited to visit this place Upon arrival it was about 21 francs for myself my mum and dad and you had to pay extra for an audio guide When we went in everything was labelled and explained in...More

Thank Katie L
pharmamuseum, Geschäftsführer at Pharmazie-Historisches Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

We are very sorry, that you have been disappointed by your visit. We are aware of the lack of information in other languages. There are however short texts in every room in three languages, that should sum up it's content. As we have thousands of...More

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