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The antique pharmacy is no longer in operation,but closed in 2002. For a small symbolic fee a very knowledgeable and friendly lady let you in and explains the details. It's not big but fun and original - even the smell!
I wasn't expecting this to be as small as it is, but wow! It is truly stepping back in time. One room full of glass jars and ceramic pots all labelled up. From aloe vera to belladonna. Original aspirin and glass syringes. The smell is...More
As someone who retired from pharmacy five years ago I found this very interesting. As a student in the sixties I could remember much of the old equipment they had on show, and alot about the chemicals that were used then. I do think that...More
My wife and I fully recommend a visit inside this old Farmacia which was featured in The 'Inspector Montalbano' series. The smell of the old medicines is unbelievable and the guide Roberta was very knowledgeable and made the visit very enjoyable. Thank you
If you want to have a look feel for what a pharmacy in the early nineteenth Century might have looked like in Sicily - then this is worth doing - there is a very pleasant guide who will talk to you about some of the...More
This lovely old fashioned pharmacy is one of the places visited by Moltabano in the television series. Entry is pnly 1 euro and you are given a very informative talk on the history of the pharmacy. It's an extremely beautiful room with a wonderful collection...More
Very well maintained old pharmacy presented by a friendly man offering knowledge about the history of the pharmacy as well as of the town and the relationship between both. Presentation of the drugs, the eqzipment and the furniture allows a realistic view through the last...More
This beautiful old building in the UNESCO World Heritage street Via Mormino Penna has been taken over by the cultural organisation TANIT following the relocation of the existing pharmacy. The young people who make up this organisation have faithfully reassembled the lovely old pharmaceutical jars...More