Old pharmacies

The exposition of the Czech Pharmaceutical Museum called “The Magic of Apathy” presents the development of pharmacies from the Baroque to the 20th century and other areas of pharmacy such as research, education or military pharmacy.

The six rooms of the museum, administered by the Faculty of Pharmacy of Charles University, will guide you through the history of pharmacy, from the Baroque to the 20th century. The exhibition presents other fields of pharmacy, such as pharmaceutical research, laboratory production and manufacture, drug control, pharmaceutical wholesale trade, education, military pharmacy. A broad spectrum of pharmaceuticals and preparations is exhibited, not only plant, mineral and chemical medicines, but also animal ones such as cockroaches, centipedes or mummies. Mortars, reliefs, paintings and apothecary jars will enchant you by their aesthetic beauty. The visitor can experience the role of a pharmacist and try to produce a hand-made tablet.

You can take the tour as a continuation of the Hospital tour, or take the Czech Pharmaceutical Museum tour only. This tour is only guided. This tour is only guided. If you want english guide, reserve date and time on this e-mail kutalkova.cecilie@npu.cz. If you will come without reservation, you will be added to a Czech group and please ask  Czech guide to lend you text in foreign language (English, German, Polish).

Tour is barrier-free.

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 9.-31. 10. tue–sun 9.00 – 17.00
12. 11.-13. 11. sat–sun 9.00 – 16.00
19. 11.-20. 11. sat–sun 9.00 – 16.00

Admission

Czech guide tour, foreign language tours are offered in English and German - reservation is necessary.
  • Kategorie Price
  • Adults 25-64 years old 110 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ years old 90 CZK
  • Youth 18-24 years old 90 CZK
  • Holders of ZTP and ZTP/P identification cards 90 CZK
  • Children 6-17 years old 40 CZK
  • Children 0-5 years old free
  • Individuals accompanying disabled people (with a ZTP/P card) free
  • Individuals accompanying school groups of 15 students free
  • Tour guides accompanying tour groups of 15 people* free
  • Journalists with appropriate press credentials * free
  • * Valid only for cardholders

Admission

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this tour is available today 9.00 – 17.00

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