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Town Hall Pharmacy, Tallinn

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Take a step back in medical history at Town Hall Pharmacy, the oldest medical enterprise in Tallinn, and one of the oldest in all of Europe. The pharmacy was founded in the early 15th century and has run continuously in the same building ever since. Explore the on-site museum, which displays a small collection of historic medical tools and others used by physicians in the past. You'll find many relics from the business over the years, including an array of medieval and Renaissance-era remedies. For a souvenir, pick up some claret, a spiced Germanic wine, from the pharmacy's gift shop. Add Town Hall Pharmacy to your Tallinn travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tallinn trip planner.
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  • The world's oldest continually working pharmacy - 600 years and counting. The counter area with the wooden cabinets and drawers reminded me of old British pharmacies I had experienced 50 years...  more »
  • I stepped in for a few minutes just because of the history, but the part with Pharmacy displays was closed. However, besides real modern medicines, there were a lot of touristy items, including old...  more »
  • A really impressive iconic building in the town center. The oldest operational pharmacy in Estonia. Still has lot of the old mediviel products and equipment on display along with some old books and remedy formula.
  • Lovely old pharmacy that looks exactly as it has for centuries. Oldest pharmacy in Europe.

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