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Botica Francesa Dr. E Francesa

Ayuntamiento and 51 Theresa 49, Matanzas 40100, Cuba
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Fantastic

This is the oldest preserved pharmacy in the world and is awesome.There is a 1 peso cost to take... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
Cynthia T
THE CHEMISTS SHOP

very interesting place not to be missed takes you beck in time , of how it used to be,well worth... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2015
johnD8569DG
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Oct 14, 2015
“Fantastic”
Jul 25, 2015
“THE CHEMISTS SHOP”
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Ayuntamiento and 51 Theresa 49, Matanzas 40100, Cuba
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is the oldest preserved pharmacy in the world and is awesome.There is a 1 peso cost to take photos but well worth the visit.There are old instruments like forceps and speculums which make the lafies wince.I did not expect to find something like this...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2015

very interesting place not to be missed takes you beck in time , of how it used to be,well worth the 2 Pesos to take photos

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Reviewed June 15, 2015

The botica francesa of docteur Triollet in Matanzas, is one of the highlights of our Cuban tour. This extraordinary pharmacy - untouched since the early 900's is probably THE or one of the few remaining examples of the kind. Cannot miss it. A very nice...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2013

This pharmacy museum is a rare find. It contains not only the original store front but also the back rooms where medications were prepared. Also there is a large collection of US, European and Cuban medications. The cost was $3 CUD for the tour which...More

1  Thank marymorr
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

The Farmacia Museo is definitely a must-see! It claims to have the largest/full collection of pharmaceutical products in the World.

2  Thank gl321
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

This museum is one of its kind in Cuba. Dating back to 1882 it has been impecably restored. We asked a cabbie outside the hotel to bring us to the town of Matanzas to shop and tour. The total cost for 6 of us was...More

2  Thank squeezy33
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