The Jagiellonian University’s Pharmacy Museum is housed inside a lovely 14th century building. The 22000-item collection is one of the largest and best of its kind in the world. It comprises of books, instruments, glassware, jars, and lab equipment. The collection of traditional medicinal herbs is fascinating. There is a full-scale replica of a traditional apothecary. Furthermore, the three floors of the pharmacy have a varied decor, covering Baroque, Empire, and Biedermeier styles. This includes interesting stained glass windows. And though Tadeusz Pankiewicz gets his own museum located in the Old Krakow Ghetto, there is a small exhibit about him here too.
- The museum is not disabled accessible.
- Groups of 10+ must book before their visit.
Students and seniors: PLN 6
Group guided tour:
- PLN 13.00 – regular
- PLN 9.00 – concession
- Last entry 45 minutes before closing time.
- Drive to here from outside Krakow Old Town.
- Walk or cycle to here if you’re inside Krakow Old Town.
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2.2% of people who visit Krakow include Pharmacy Museum in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
53.06% of people start their Pharmacy Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Pharmacy Museum
91.49% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pharmacy Museum
Very interesting place, top floor is especially lovely. It's also a great way to see the inside of one of Krakow's old houses, they are fabulous.
Beautiful and peculiar museum, lots of exhibits well presented. Overall very fascinating
Fascinating! Many floors of unusual and historic ingredients and medicines, and assorted equipment through the ages. Went here once on a guided tour (which finished with some absinthe!) and then returned with my family a following year. Really worth a visit.
A unique experience in the old town. You will love walking through the old pharmacy bottles.
Five levels of fun especially if you are a pharmacist. I am used to a british type of touch smell etc, get a bit interactive type of exhibits. Here you just see and read the limited english info. They got stuff from multiple eras.