Aguacate st # 482 e/ Muralla st & Teniente Rey st Old Havana Cuba

FARMACIA TAQUECHEL

Project Info

Project Description

This townhouse was adapted in 1898 into a pharmacy by Francisco Taquechel. Restored and reopened in 1996, it functions as pharmacy and museum. Its collection includes 19th-century French porcelain apothecary’s jars and instruments found at excavation sites in the historical center of the city, including a century-old French porcelain water filter, a solar microscope, and antique measuring pots. Check out the floor-to-ceiling cedar and mahogany shelves. The pharmacy sells several Cuban made natural products and other drugs.

 It also sells natural potions for therapeutical use and homeopathic medications..

Address:
 Calle Obispo No. 155 e/ San Ignacio y Mercaderes. Ciudad de La Habana.

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