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Pharmaceutical Museum opens in Thessaloniki October 5, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Arts Museums.
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pharmaceutical_museum1.jpg  An assortment of medicines, ointments, furniture, utensils and other related products, dating as far back as the early 19th century are pictured yesterday on one of hundreds of shelves in Thessaloniki’s new Pharmaceutical Museum.

pharmaceutical_museum.jpg  Established by Thessaloniki’s Pharmaceutical Association, the new Museum also contains original antique furniture from Greece’s oldest pharmacies. Among them, the display of Zafirios Sfyras’ “Elafos” pharmacy in Volos,  which was manufactured in Paris, France in 1889.

The new Museum, the first of its kind in Greece, will be inagurated tomorrow Saturday at 7 in the afternoon.

Thessaloniki’s Pharmaceutical Museum, 173-175 Ethnikis Amynas Avenue, Thessaloniki, tel 2310 275791. Visiting hours 9 in the morning to 2 in the afternoon, free entrance.

Related Links > http://www.fsth.gr/farmakeutMouseio.htm

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