Pharmaziemuseum Brixen
Pharmaziemuseum Brixen

Bressanone Pharmacy Museum

In the historic centre of Bressanone, the upper floor of a pharmacy has been transformed into a museum.

The history-charged Peer Pharmacy in the Via Ponte Aquila road in Bressanone, in 2002 inaugurated a small but mighty museum, short "PMB", providing an interesting insight into 400 years of healing arts, herbalism and various delusions. It is called "PharmazieMuseum Brixen" in German and "Museo della Farmacia di Bressanone" in Italian. Not only remedies are exhibited, but also packages, pill or suppository forms and much more. On a surface of 150 sqm, there are also some curiosities, such as the head of an armadillo, a piece of an Egypt mummy as well as gilded pills. By the way, sugared isopods were administered against fever a long time ago...

Present-day products make the exhibition complete. In the four rooms of the Bressanone Pharmacy Museum there is also a library with works of different centuries, moreover you get an insight into a pharmacy laboratory and you get to know the appliances of a pharmacist. Up to the 19th century actually, almost all medication was produced in the own laboratory.

Also temporary exhibitions take place, e.g. "Poisonous plants - beautiful, but dangerous", "The herbarium of 1653" or "Glass - artwork and pharmacy". Today the Pharmacy Museum Bressanone is administered by the volunteer association "recipe!". And how to reach it? The museum is housed by the Peer Pharmacy in the town centre, 5 minutes away there's the Stufels parking garage (subject to charge). A bus stop can be found at the nearby Aquila Bridge. Open all year round!

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Opening times

  • Mon 20 Sep closed
  • Tue 21 Sep 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 22 Sep 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 23 Sep closed
  • Fri 24 Sep closed
  • Sat 25 Sep 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 26 Sep closed

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Spring 2021 (05/01/2021 - 06/30/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sun closed

Summer 2021 (07/01/2021 - 08/31/2021)

  • Mon 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sun closed

Autumn 2021 (09/01/2021 - 11/24/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sun closed

Advent period 2021 (11/26/2021 - 12/24/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 11:00 - 16:00

Admission

€ 5.00 adults
€ 4.00 children and young people (10-18 years)
€ 4.00 seniors 60+, students
€ 4.00 groups (min. 10 persons)
€ 12.00 family ticket

free for children under 10 years
free with the BrixenCard or Museumobil Card

More information

Guided tours and educational offers on request (also outside the opening hours, request on mail@pharmaziemuseum.it).

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