RaeapteekCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Raekoja plats 11, 10146 Tallinn, Estonia
- Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +372-58875701
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:20 Mins
- Tags: Museum, Family And Kids
Raeapteek - Review
The Town Council's Aphothecary is the oldest running pharmacy in Europe, dating back to the 15th century. The first photos of the place can be traced to the late 19th century. The place run by the Burchart (Burchard) family who took care of the pharmacy for 10 generations! Throughout its history, the apothecary was famous for selling unusual things like earthworms, burnt bees, swallow’s nests and bat powder.
Today, the building adds to the historic pulse of the city and everything from its entrance door and its sign to the small museum on the first floor, is a must-see for tourists.
Raeapteek Ticket Prices
- Admission to the place is Free.
How To reach Raeapteek by Public Transport
- By Bus: Viru
- By Light Rail/ Tram: Viru
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car / Bike.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Raeapteek
16.19% of people who visit Tallinn include Raeapteek in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
29.2% of people start their Raeapteek visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Raeapteek
67.26% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Raeapteek
Raeapteek, Tallinn Reviews
One of the oldest pharmacies you can visit, it is really worthy the visit, don’t miss it!! They use some facilities as a free museum and you can see there some of the instruments they use a few centuries ago. I would visit this if you are in Tallin
I got to this pharmacy located at Old town of Tallinn because I arrived a little sick and I needed some medication and I was really surprised to see the cozy and charming museum inside and to know that this pharmacy is one of the oldest pharmacies still running in Europe. Its a really nice place to visit even though you are not sick and it's free entrance. Really cool. Grade: Eli = 5, Serge = 5 Recommend: Yes we totally recommend.
Good for a quick drop in to visit, will only take 15 mins to see the display items.
This place is fantastic. It is both a museum and a working pharmacy. You can pick up your modern perscrptions as well as seeing what passed for medicine in the past. Had been operating continuously since 1422. It is free to visit.
Oldest Pharmacy in Europe, it is well worth a look.