Apothicairerie de l’Hôpital Saint-Jacques

The Tourist Office offers you a visit to the apothecary of the Saint-Jacques hospital, one of the most beautiful pharmacies in France. On reservation

The Saint-Jacques hospital, which is part of the city’s long hospital tradition, was the first major building constructed after the conquest by order of Louis XIV. It houses one of the most beautiful pharmacies in France, built around 1680. An exceptional collection – about 250 jars dating from the end of the 17th century – will be presented to you in its original setting, in the heart of a site in transformation destined to become the city of knowledge and innovation.
Meeting point in front of the hospital, rue de l’Orme de Chamars.
Prices: 8€, 6€ for students, under 18s, members of the Tourist Office (on presentation of a card), disabled people. Free for under 12s and jobseekers”.
Reservation and ticketing on the website

Apothicairerie de l'Hôpital Saint-Jacques
Rue de l'Orme de Chamars
03 81 80 92 55

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Opening periods and special opening conditions / Covid-19

  • 10 h Friday 13 May, Tuesday 28 June, Tuesday 19 July, Wednesday 14 September 17 h Thursday 11 August 15 h Saturday 15 October
  • Reservations are required at the Greater Besançon Tourist and Convention Bureau or online.
from 06/28/2022 to 10/15/2022 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm


  MINI MAXI Information(s) complementaire(s)
Base rate - 8 €


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