Drugstore Museum Kiev
Opened in 1986, the Kiev Drugstore Museum is dedicated to the history of pharmaceuticals in Ukraine. Over 2,000 items can be seen in the museum, collected from all over the country. The museum is also home to a number of unique curiosities, including an alchemist's vault and sorceress's hut.
Located in the heart of the historical old town, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil is within easy walking distance of attractions such as the Kiev Drugstore Museum and the PinchukArtCentre. After a long day exploring, guests can enjoy relaxing in one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, offering a variety of Ukrainian and international cuisines.
Explore the curious Kiev Drugstore Museum
The fascinating Kiev Drugstore Museum takes visitors on a journey through history, with numerous displays of special jars, herbal blends, ancient prescriptions and pharmacist instruments. Preserved crabs and serpents can be seen, as can a basement where patients were treated with extracts, prayers and fragrant herbs.
A pharmacy still operates from the site of the first drug store in the Ukraine, keeping various customs alive, such as the production of traditional balsams. Antique aficionados will also appreciate the antiquarian pharmaceutical furniture, the preservation of which allows the Museum to retain the atmosphere of an 18th-century drugstore.
Visit the Drugstore Museum from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil
With an ideal central location, perfectly situated for visitors to the Kiev Drugstore Museum and other attractions, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil offers guests comfort coupled with convenience. With 164 upscale rooms and suites to choose from, visitors can make the most of their time in the Ukrainian capital in this premier Kyiv Hotel.