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Exhibition
Exhibition

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

History of Pharmacy

Today: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Permanent exhibition

The Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel exhibits one of the world's largest collections dedicated to the history of pharmacy. Alchemistic laboratories, pharmacies, scientific instruments, ceramics, and many other highlights are shown in a medieval house.


Guided Tour

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

Basler Industriegeschichte. Vom Seidenband zur Pharmaindustrie.

05 September 2021 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

In Basel hatte sich seit dem 17. Jahrhundert das Seidenbandgewerbe etabliert und die Produktion von Seidenbändern wurde zu einem ökonomisch wichtigen Faktor in der ganzen Region Oberrhein. Im 19. Jahrhundert ist dann in der Folge davon das Herstellen synthetischer Farbstoffe ...
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Pharmaziemuseum Basel, Daniel Spehr
Museum

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

OpenClosed | 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Totengässlein 3,  4051  Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  We 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Fr 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Sa 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM



Christmas/New Year 2021/2022

24 December 2021: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

25 December 2021: Closed

26 December 2021: Closed

27 December 2021: Closed

28 December 2021: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

29 December 2021: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

30 December 2021: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

31 December 2021: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

01 January 2022: Closed

02 January 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM


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.

Admission

CHF 8.–/5.–

Happy Day: Admission to the museum will be free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

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

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

History of Pharmacy

Permanent exhibition

The Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel exhibits one of the world's largest collections dedicated to the history of pharmacy. Alchemistic laboratories, pharmacies, scientific instruments, ceramics, and many other highlights are shown in a medieval house.
Read more
Guided Tour

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

Basler Industriegeschichte. Vom Seidenband zur Pharmaindustrie.

05 September 2021 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

In Basel hatte sich seit dem 17. Jahrhundert das Seidenbandgewerbe etabliert und die Produktion von Seidenbändern wurde zu einem ökonomisch wichtigen Faktor in der ganzen Region Oberrhein. Im 19. Jahrhundert ist dann in der Folge davon das Herstellen synthetischer Farbstoffe ...
Read more