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Historic Pharmacies

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Connected Sites

  • Brugge: Memlingmuseum-Sint-Janshospitaal (17th century)
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex: The Naeuiwon (Infirmary) "It's here that the royal doctors of the court took care of the King and his family. It was also called "Yakbang", which literally means a pharmacy. In the Seongjeonggak, the main building of the Naeuiwon complex, there are some tables. Which mean "do one's best to take care of the king and his family". They were written by King Jeongjo himself." -
  • Christiansfeld: from 1783
  • Dubrovnik: Old Pharmacy, located inside the Franciscan monastery, was opened in 1317. It is the third oldest pharmacy in Europe, but the only one of these still working.
  • L'viv: The Pharmacy Museum "Under the Black Eagle" (1735)
  • Lübeck: at St. Anne Convent
  • Maulbronn Monastery: Klosterapotheke (dates from 1766) Link
  • Regensburg: since 1644 in the same location Link
  • Rome: Farmacia di S. Maria della Scala (17th century pharmacy to the Papal Court, above an operating pharmacy, in a Carmelite monastery)
  • Salzburg: Alte fürsterzbischöfliche Hofapotheke 1591
  • Stone Town of Zanzibar: The "Old Dispensary" (a "dispensary" dispenses medicines) Link
  • Stralsund and Wismar: Ratsapotheke at Stralsund Link
  • Strasbourg: Pharmacie du Cerf (the oldest in France)
  • Tallinn: Town Hall Pharmacy (Raeapteek), one of the oldest continuously running pharmacies in Europe, having always been in business in the same exact house since the early 15th century.)
  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley: at Burg Rheinfels
  • Vienna: Zum goldenen Hirschen  Link
  • Villages with Fortified Churches: 16th century pharmacy in Biertan
  • Visby: Old Pharmacy Link


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