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Town Council's Aphothecary

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Address: Raekoja plats 11, Tallinn 10146, Estonia
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Extraordinary History for a Pharmacy

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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!!

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Berkshire, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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?

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Harju County, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
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!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

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

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Southern Finland, Finland
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

It is great that this is a real functioning pharmacy as well a museum showing the early stage of old time medication with original utensils and furniture. Pop in, this attraction has free entry and it is in one corner of the Raekoja plats (Townhall Square).

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