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Pharmacy and Alchemy Museum Opening

07.06.2019 17:00

A new pharmacy and alchemy museum is opening its doors in Linhart Square.

The museum will offer an insight into the past two millenia of global pharmacy with an emphasis on its development on Slovenian territory. The museum collection in the old town centre of Radovljica has been set up by the family cosmetics company Mioba. The collection is a result of years of gathering equipment and products from the fields of pharmacy and cosmetics.


The exhibits include equipment from pharmacies dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, a collection of Italian and Spanish alborel (decorated ceramic containers for storing medicine), a pharmacy and alchemistic laboratory, an extensive collection of mortars from the period between the 12th and 19th centuries, as well as scales and weights. There are also 30 pharmaceutical books published between the 15th and 19th centuries. The museum and its collections of the history of cosmetics and perfumery is linked to the family company Mioba, whilst it also features individual exhibits from ancient and Asian medicine and an ethnological collection of folk medicine on Slovenian territory.


The museum shop is equipped like an old pharmacy. Younger visitors will be taken care of by a mythological Slovenian forest creature who will reveal some ancient healing secrets and the magic of mother nature.


From 7th June onwards the museum will be open to visitors daily according to the scheduled opening hours.

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