Pharmaziemuseum 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.



Totengässlein 3 | 4051 Basel
T +41 (0)61 207 48 11 | Fax +41 (0)61 207 48 12

tram 6/8/11/14/15/16/17 > Marktplatz

Disabled visitors




CHF 8.-/5.-

Happy Day: 1st Saturday in the month free admission

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

Opening hours

Tue - Sun 10 - 17 h

Special opening hours

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