Take a tour of Pharmacy Museum, the oldest pharmacy in town, with a collection of 2,000 medical items dating as far back as 4,000 years. Opened in 1966, this 16-room exposition takes up residence in a building that was a drugstore in 1735. Observe the facade featuring bas-reliefs of the Greek god of medicine and his daughter, the goddess of health. View a ceiling painted by Viennese masters in the 19th century. The rich collection inside features antique pharmaceutical appliances, manuscripts, and dishes. You'll also see one-of-a-kind scales from the 18th century, as well as an ancient symbol of medicine--a bowl with a snake. Visit the site's alchemy workshop in a mysterious underground chamber. With our international travel planner, Lviv attractions like Pharmacy Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Pharmacy Museum Reviews
We visited on New Year's Eve with my husband and 2 children (aged 10 and 11) and really enjoyed this place. It was funny to queue to buy the entrance tickets (£1 for adults, 50p for children) behind..... more »
We have a pharmacy museum in Lithuania and not to see similar place in Lviv it would be a shame. So many interesting old items, beautiful little yard, mysteriuos undergrounds of this museum and old..... more »
One of the most interesting museums in Lviv. But only of you visit it with guide. Museum's dungeon (especially secret room of alchemist) is very impressive. Children liked this place too))
Interesting and informative tour of historic pharmacy with cool artifacts. I highly recommend the full tour with chemistry experiments and swearing into honorary pharmacists.
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