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Niagara Apothecary Museum

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Address: 5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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+1 905-468-3845
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12:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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Interesting Museum

I thought this pharmacy museum was very interesting. I really enjoyed seeing all of the old apothocary items, reading about the items, and imagining what pharmacies were like so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gators89
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought this pharmacy museum was very interesting. I really enjoyed seeing all of the old apothocary items, reading about the items, and imagining what pharmacies were like so long ago. While in college, I worked in a local drug store that had a soda fountain, old filing drawers, old cash registers, etc. This place had similar furniture and filing... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It was quite informative to walk through the Niagara Apothecary. There was a lot of information. However, some took their time and other were a bit more quickly, all depending their interests. Still to see a pharmacy from the olden days is quite unique! The building itself came from the 1820s. Now it is a museum since 1971. There were... More 

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1 Thank Robby G C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place is so neat. It was like entering a pharmacy mixed with a chemistry lab. You'll just have to go in and see what I'm taking about.

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1 Thank PrarieTraveller1
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are a pharmacist, this place has very interesting exhibits and displays. It is historical place worth spending at least an hour.

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1 Thank bdn7
Fairport, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Like other trip advisors we tried to see the museum over 2 days but it was never open on a Mon or Tues. best we could do was peer in the Windows after dark and you could see inside all of the apothecary. Probably just as well.

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1 Thank Sally A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this small museum, having worked in a pharmacy for 10 years as a teenager/young adult. Some very interesting artifacts that have been well cared for and preserved. Hours by chance, admission by donation. Worth a few minutes if it's open and you're in the area!

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Thank AmyLynn1980
Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an excellent museum showing what an old apothecary used to look like. Period bottles and herbs are on display, as well as explanations of what one is looking at. Free (donation requested).

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Dundalk, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was in town for 5 days and it was never open. Too bad as I had planned a visit for weeks and weeks.

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Thank MOrfitt2014
Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Apothecary was where one went when you were or a family member was ill. Staffed by very knowledgeable volunteers. A great place to stop into while wandering on Queen Street.

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Thank Terry B
Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Its like going back in time! Beautifully kept Apothecary/ Pharmacy. Everyone interested in a bit of history should visit this place.

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