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Museu da Farmacia

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A great international introduction to pharmacy

I should probably start by saying I'm a pharmacist by trade, so a pharmacy museum was always going... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Gemma D
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Fascinating find

We noticed the museum as we were exploring the area. We hadn't seen it in any of the guidebooks... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Fromo1
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We are fans of pharmacy museums and this one is without a doubt the best we have visited in our travels in Europe. It takes an historical approach, from the beginnings of disease and the search for cures across a broad range of countries and...More

Thank Gordon W
MuseuDaFarmacia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu da Farmacia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Dear Gordon W You evaluation is a kind of public service. Thank you!

Reviewed 1 July 2018

I should probably start by saying I'm a pharmacist by trade, so a pharmacy museum was always going to appeal. I've been to a couple of these over the years, but this one has been the best so far. I was pleasantly surprised by the...More

Thank Gemma D
MuseuDaFarmacia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu da Farmacia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hello Gemma D Thank you for your review. We are introducing some changes in the Museum that we think will improve the experience of the visit, for example the introduction of subtitles in English. See you soon. Visit our page in facebook - Museu da...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

We noticed the museum as we were exploring the area. We hadn't seen it in any of the guidebooks which is a shame. The restaurant wasn't open the times we were there - which seems a shame as it sounds interesting from the reviews. They...More

Thank Fromo1
MuseuDaFarmacia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu da Farmacia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Fromo1 We thank you your excellent review of your visit. Help us spread the word about the Museum - go to our facebook page. Have a nice stay in Portugal. See you soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Walked back here today as it looks like a fabulous location Greeted by a sullen manageress who pointed her fingers to a table and walked off. 15 minutes until we had our drinks order taken Meanwhile ....manageress found some string and wove herself a plait...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

😂 The restaurant is placed in the same building with the museum. The concept is to share your food with yours friends. The plates are very tasty, but not very big. You must order 2-3 extra plates when you are with 6-7 friends. The menu...More

Thank Radu D
Reviewed 5 January 2018

On the first floor of the museum is a great restaurant. Ate lunch with my wife earlier this week. The restaurant is decorated with material from old pharmacies; the water sits on the table in medicine bottles and you sit on hospital tables and chairs....More

Thank Eurofolk
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a museum about pharmacy which covers a large period of time dating from the early ages until the modern day. Sadly quite a large section is only in Portuguese so we could only look at the exhibits and take a guess a what...More

Thank Lynsey S
MuseuDaFarmacia, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Museu da Farmacia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Lynsey, Thank you for the rating and review. Best regards. Museu da Farmácia

Reviewed 20 December 2017

I went as a guest with colleagues attending a conference. We were treated to a never-ending parade of stellar cuisine-meat, fish and vegetarian with a very helpful commentary from the mat d'. All accompanied by excellent. I would highly recommend it.

Thank feckerdoc
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best pharmacy museums in the world. There are fabulous medical and general health items, also. The first level has many complete pharmacy interiors. There are excellent medical, pharmacy posters and paper items. The stairway to the upper level has exterior...More

Thank Gary C
MuseuDaFarmacia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu da Farmacia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Garry C, Thank you for your kindly and important comment made about the Pharmacy and Health Museum in Lisbon. It is our goal to continue working on the dissemination of subjects related to the history of pharmacy and health under a contemporary vision. We...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered 4 different little plates to share as a couple. We liked this way of ordering, sharing and eating. Gives you the possibility to try many different things. The service was good and fast, the atmosphere outside really good with he Miradouro de Santa...More

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