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Exhibition
Exhibition

Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel

animalistic! Snake, cod liver oil and cortisone - from animals to active pharmaceutical ingredients

Today: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

03 December 2021 - 04 June 2022

The special exhibition «animalistic! Snake, cod liver oil and cortisone - from animals to active pharmaceutical ingredients.» investigates the use of animals as drugs, active ingredients of pharmaceuticals and symbol in the history of pharmacy up to the present day.

Pharmaziemuseum Basel
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



Whitsun 2022

04 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

05 June 2022: Closed

06 June 2022: Closed


Art Basel 2022

13 June 2022: Closed

14 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

15 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

16 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

17 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

18 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

19 June 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Swiss National Holiday 2022

01 August 2022: Closed


Christmas/New Year 2022/2023

24 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

25 December 2022: Closed

26 December 2022: Closed

27 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

28 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

29 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

30 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

31 December 2022: 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

01 January 2023: Closed


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