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  • 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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TripHobo Highlights for Raeapteek

  • Raeapteek Address: Raekoja plats 11, 10146 Tallinn, Estonia
  • Raeapteek Contact Number: +372-58875701
  • Raeapteek Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Raeapteek Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Raeapteek(preferred time): 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Raeapteek: 00:20 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Raeapteek

  • 3.98% of people who visit Tallinn include Raeapteek in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Raeapteek visit around 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Raeapteek

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

56.25% of people prefer walking in order to reach Raeapteek

People normally club together Estonian Maritime Museum and Rotermann Quarter while planning their visit to Raeapteek.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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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.

  • A nice place the is considered the first pharmacy in the world. You see old things that used to use as medicine, like snakes, frogs ect.

  • 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.

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