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

14:30: Thursday 19 January, Monday 27 February, Monday 27 March, Friday 28 April Reservations are required at the Greater Besançon Tourist and Convention Bureau or online.