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Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy

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Housed at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy—North America’s first college of pharmacy—more than 10,000 pharmaceutical and medical objects and artifacts cover more than five centuries of pharmaceutical practice. Through changing exhibitions and artistic interpretations, the museum tells the story of pharmaceuticals dating back to Greco-Roman times.


600 S. 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 596-8721


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