Old pharmacies

Lékárna

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

Admission

CZECH LANGUAGE COMMENTARY (SEEING WITH THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEXT)

  • Adult 50 CZK
  • Child 40 CZK
  • Senior over 65 years old 40 CZK
  • Student up to 26 years old (ISIC) 40 CZK
  • Child up to 6 years old Free
  • Familly ticket (2 adults + max. 3 children) 130 CZK
  • Physically disabled (adult) 40 CZK
  • Physically disabled (child) Free

FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMMENTARY - ENGLISH. MUST BE ANNOUNCED IN ADVANCE!

  • Adult 80 CZK
  • Child 60 CZK
  • Senior over 65 years old 60 CZK
  • Student up to 26 years old (ISIC) 60 CZK
  • Child up to 6 years old Free
  • Familly ticket (2 adults + max. 3 children) 210 CZK
  • Physically disabled (adult) 60 CZK
  • Physically disabled (child) Free

reservation needed for groups only