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History of healing - the Peer collection ,,Small, but sophisticated" was the idea behind this specialized pharmaceutical museum, opened in 2002 at Bressanone in South Tyrol, Italy. The particular attraction of the museum lies in its unique...more
The museum is a part of a 400 year old apothecary and contains only those items that have accumulated on the site over those 400 years. They are beautifully displayed and the lady introducing it clearly loves her job. If you are near Brixen do...More
You can spend a lot of time here if you are interested in details, or 1/2 hour if you just want a look. There is a ton of information all found in the attic of the building in which the museum is located.
Elisabeth P, Manager at Pharmacy Museum Bressanone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017
As noted by a previous reviewer, there is little in the way of English signage, however this should not deter English speakers from visiting this thoughtfully presented collection which has been donated and collated by the family of pharmacists who have been in business in...More
I know, I know, I shouldn't expect English when I travel to South Tyrol. This little museum has two rooms of non-scary medical devices, and fun little drawers of "natural" medicines (from plants and herbs, to beaver scent glands and rhinoceros horns). Everything is well...More