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Deutsches Apotheken Museum

Heidelberg Castle, 69177 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 4962 2125880
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This intriguing museum explores the history of medicine in Heidelberg.
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Heidelberg Castle, 69177 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 4962 2125880
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Reviewed yesterday

Museum visitors have diverse motivations, ranging from an interest in history to educating the children. This museum caters to them all. There are long and detailed explanations as well as a number of whole shops re-created, complete with exotica to awe the visitor. A superb...More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great historical and scientific value. you may watch a broad spectrum of medicines and msdicinal ingredients. Also some instruments resemble torturing device but they show basiscs of pharmaceuticals.

Thank xerxesIran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this is free entry with your castle ticket we thought we would have a five minute look. We stayed for over an hour. Absolutely fascinating and we learnt a lot about pharmacy.

Thank grandmasescapades
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gem is located in the schloss. An amazing and well planned museum with many original artifacts. Very large with many rooms and many things to see! Must see!

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a daughter of a pharmacist this was so much fun to see. Old pharmacy bottles and lots of history. Doesnt take long and if you are up at the castle might as wrll walk through.

Thank Moni3kids
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Only 600000 people visit this a year. If your interested in the history of drugs it may be a cool place to visit.

Thank Marlaflood
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Do pick a day when the temperature is not to high. Fascinating to visit but on a hot summer's day, 'phew'.

Thank EamonDaly
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn about where natural medicine started in Europe, this is the spot. Located in Heidelberg castle, you can take a self guided tour and learn a lot about early natural medicine. Herbs and how they were used etc. This is a...More

Thank damiend0g2013
Reviewed 8 November 2017

During summer you can not only visit the castle, big barrel but also the pharmacy museum. You need to have at least tickets for the castle courtyard in order to get there – no extra fee charged then. This museum is part of the tour...More

Thank Bernburgerin
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I loved the detailed history of pharmaceuticals in this museum. So many interesting artifacts & sample pharmacies from years gone by.

Thank ItIsSunny
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