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Building u Zlatého Lva – Dittrich's Pharmacy

Exhibition of historical pharmacies
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In a Baroque house in the middle of Nerudova Street, one can find a rich exhibition showing what a pharmacy in the renaissance period to the 19th century was like. The collection boasts several thousand objects, especially the complete furniture and equipment of a former pharmacy named "u Zlatého Lva" (Golden Lion), which was established here from 1820. The unique furniture and equipment of the pharmacy consists of a work desk (recipe desk)

and of repositories (sets of drawers and shelves) made of pinewood, covered with birch plywood and with ebony imitation made of black stained pear wood. The inventory contains a number of vessels made from clear and hyalite glass, Slavkov porcelain and from turned wood. The furniture and equipment of the pharmacy is a unique showpiece from the turn of Classicism and Biedermeier. The exhibition is administered by the National Museum.

GPS: 50° 5′ 19.29″ N, 14° 23′ 55.31″ E

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Ulice Nerudova 32 Město Praha 1


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