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    Town Hall Pharmacy

    Tallinn Town Hall Pharmacy is the oldest pharmacy in Europe that has continually operated on the same premises. It was first mentioned in town records in 1422. During the long history of the town hall pharmacy, many dignified men have been pharmacists here. A special honour belongs to the Burchart family, who worked in the pharmacy for as many as ten generations. Today, there is a museum next to the pharmacy, where you can learn about the history and medieval healing methods. Guided tours are offered and workshops are held in the basement. Kindergarten and school groups are welcome! Raeapteek Museum is supported by the Tallinn Culture and Sports Board.
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    • A little Gem

      tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
      April 29, 2024 By jonathant621

      A small museum and actual pharmacy close to the town square. Fascinating place to visit bearing in mind its ancestry. Not huge but enough foe 20 minutes and children can learn from exhibits . I did... Read more comments

    • Interesting

      tripadvisor rating 5 of 5
      March 15, 2024 By Povilas L

      Worth place to stop by if you interested in history of pharmacy. Hard to believe that this place is working around 600 years!

    • Small but friendly

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      January 31, 2024 By Abnormalgaming

      Little selection of old medine and tool. Worth a quick look around for 5 minutes as a window into the past. The staff member was friendly.