Museum of Pharmacy – Pharmacy At the Red Crayfish

50% discount with Bratislava City Card

The museum is situated in the premises with the original equipment of the pharmacy
At the Red Crayfish on the basement of the Baroque burgher house close to the St.
Michael‘s Gate. The interior is completed by vessels for preserving medicines made of
fayence, creamware, wood, porcelain and glass from the period between the second
half of the 18th century and the mid 20th century.

The Museum of Pharmacy is housed in a part of a former pharmacy called the Red Crayfish on the ground-floor of a Baroque burgher’s house. The equipment is supplemented with faience, stoneware, wooden, china and glass containers for storing medicines. The atmosphere of the room is enhanced by paintings in the Baroque – Classicist style with a theme of healing and three figurative compositions on the vaulted ceiling.

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