Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

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About the institution

The Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel currently contains one of the largest and most significant collections relating to the history of pharmacy. The museum holds a scientific collection from the 1920s, which has been conserved until today. Highlights include apothecaries' shops, historic medicaments, laboratory equipment, a complete alchemist's laboratory, microscopes and a famous collection of pharmacy ceramics (15th to 19th centuries). The house ”Zum vorderen Sessel” is a historic location where famous men such as Erasmus of Rotterdam and Paracelsus were frequent visitors. Historic drugstore "Herbarium” in a Pharmacy of of the old city of Basel.

Website

www.pharmaziemuseum.ch

Address

Totengässlein 3 | 4051 Basel
T +41 (0)61 207 48 11 | Fax +41 (0)61 207 48 12
info@pharmaziemuseum.ch

tram 6/8/11/14/15/16 > Marktplatz
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Disabled visitors

Service

Herb store "Herbarium"

Admission

CHF 8.-/5.-

Museums-Pass Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass Free admission
colourkey Free admission

Opening hours

Tue - Fri 10 - 18 h; Sat 10 - 17 h

from 01.02.2018
Di - So 10 - 17 h

Special opening hours

Carnival
19.02.2018: closed
20.02.2018: 10 - 16 h
21.02.2018: closed

Easter
29.03.2018: 10 - 16 h
30.03.2018: closed
31.03.2018: 10 - 16 h
01.04.2018: closed
02.04.2018: closed

1 May (Labour Day)
01.05.2018: closed

Ascension Day
10.05.2018: 10 - 16 h
11.05.2018: closed

Pentecost
19.05.2018: 10 - 16 h
20.05.2018: closed
21.05.2018: closed

1 August
(national holiday)

31.07.2018: 10 - 16 h
01.08.2018: closed

Christmas/New Year
24.12.2018: closed
25.12.2018: closed
26.12.2018: closed
31.12.2018: closed
01.01.2019: closed