Thuringian Pharmacy Museum in the “Rosenthal House“
The refurbished historic building “Rosenthal House“ was constructed in 1515 and since 2013 has accommodated the new Thuringian Pharmacy Museum which is the only one of this kind in Thuringia.
The Museum on the first floor of this particular architectural monument represents a comprehensive collection and reflects the changes in the pharmaceutical industry from the 18th up to the 20th century, starting with the life and work of the Langensalza pharmacist Johann Christian Wiegleb (1732-1800). Thanks to generous donations, the pharmaceutical history can thus be experienced. In the adjoining pharmacist garden, domestic medical herbs are blooming. The garden is opened from 01 May until 31 October each year.
November to March:
Wednesday: 1pm – 5pm
Saturday: 1pm – 5pm
In the winter season, the pharmacy garden is closed.
April to October:
Wednesday - Saturday: 1pm – 5pm
Sunday and public holiday: 10am – 5pm
Open on the following public holidays:
Ascension Day, Pentecost Sunday, Day of German Unity, Reformation Day
Closed on the following public holidays:
New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, 1 May, Whitsunday, 24th December, first and second Christmas Day, New Year's Eve
The museum on the upper floor is not barrier-free. The exhibitions on the ground floor as well as in the pharmacy garden are barrier-free to reach.