The German Pharmacy Museum
located in the Castle of Heidelberg

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Highlight Tour       Audioguide        Smartphone-App

Highlight Tour

Discover everything about the development of pharmacy, find out the basics, track down special items - to put it briefly: If you like to look at the history of pharmacy like watching an exciting movie you ought to book and follow the interesting and knowledgeable 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.


  • English (up to 25 p.): € 75,-
  • English (from 26 to max. 50 p.): € 150,-
  • Français / Espanol / Greek - ελληνικά (max. 25 p.): € 75,-
  • Japanese (max. 25 p.): € 100,-

How to book a guided tour?

If you would like to arrange a guided tour: Please, contact us here


Audio guides in English, French, Spanish and German, touring you through the collection of the German Pharmacy Museum from highlight to highlight in about 30 minutes, can be borrowed right in the entrance hall. The audio guide might be used by one visitor, or shared by two. It’s menu navigation is easy to use and self-explanatory.

German Pharmacy Museum Audio guide


  • English, French, Spanish, German


  • Single device: 3.00 Euro
  • Device for two: 4.50 Euro

Please note: The audioguides can only be borrowed against a pledge (passport).


The German Pharmacy Museum Exhibition App developed by Artguide  combines an audio guide, the “Short guide” through the Museum as an e-book, and an interactive site plan.

Artguide is a joint venture of Schnell & Steiner editing company and Pausiano, the world’s biggest download platform for audio guides and talking books in arts and culture.

Pausiano also offers special services in the production of audio guides, e-books and smartphone applications for museums and book publishers, and the editing company adds its profound experience with publications all over the fields of the arts and art history. 

The App can be downloaded at a price of 3.99 Euro (in 2016).