The German Pharmacy Museum
located in the Castle of Heidelberg

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Highlight Tour

Discover our exceptional and worldwide unique collection, and two thousand years of pharmacy history in an up to 60-minute tour with a professional guide.

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Apothecary Garden

Blooms and Scents of Historical Medicine

June 2019 saw the opening of the historical apothecary garden of the German Pharmacy Museum at the Heidelberg Castle. You can view the garden as part of various guided tours. 

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Spiced up medicine

A peppery thematic tour!

Few subjects are as suitable as “Herbs and Spices” to bridge the history gap between the healing and cooking arts. Due to their exotic origins, spice drugs were some of the most expensive and sought-after trade goods. It will be our pleasure to introduce you to the “spicy” era of Heidelberg Renaissance, including authentic recipes out of pharmacopoeia and cook books from the 16th and 17th centuries, and to spices you can smell as well as taste!

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