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.

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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, too: 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 or dispense drugs to customers and give advice on their use.

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 sysova.marketa@npu.cz. If you will come without reservation, you will be add to a czech group and please ask  czech guide to lend you text in foreign language (english, german, polish).

Tour is barrier-free.

Basic information

  • duration 30 minutes
  • max. 35 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 11.–29. 3. closed
22. 4. Mon 9.00–17.00
30. 3.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
1. 7.–31. 8. Mon–Sun 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
28. 10. Mon 9.00–17.00

Admission

Czech guide tour/ foreign-language text

  • Full 80 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 60 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 210 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 60 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 60 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign-language tour

  • Full 120 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 90 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 320 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 90 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 90 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign language tours are offered in English - reservation is received

reservation needed for groups only