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Niagara Apothecary Museum

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Tonic For a Rainy Day

This is a very interesting museum in an original apothecary or drug store as we call them now. The... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Frick01
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Cobourg, Canada
Great Place to Visit

This is a small historic building in the heart of Niagara on the Lake.......a small building, but... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
107nan2010
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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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All reviews step back in time drug store donation box historical items interesting place small donation on display the main street short stop queen street behind the counter great place to visit pharmacist pills remedies volunteers century
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a very interesting museum in an original apothecary or drug store as we call them now. The medicines were made from various natural ingredients and dispensed here. You can see the many old drawers, containers and jars in which the ingredients were kept...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a small historic building in the heart of Niagara on the Lake.......a small building, but packed with interesting historical items. What a treasure! We enjoyed visiting on a Sunday afternoon in late September.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We thought this place was so neat, almost everything there was from the original apothecary, pictures of the late Queen Mother, equipment, jars, just amazed to see so many original pieces.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marina D
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Old fashioned look at how apothecaries were in times past. Beautiful jars and containers. Donation box.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joan C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you get a chance to visit inside this site take it. A beautifully restored and preserved site giving a glimpse into the past. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

I never miss a chance to go in here and look around. The volunteer, a retired pharmacist, was very informative and shared some interesting historical facts. A must see!!😀

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

So interesting! Fascinating artifacts. The staff were very informative - it looks almost identical to the way it did in the 1800's.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jenandyak
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Piece of history, fun to stop in and find out more about the original drugstore...and it's free which is unusual for thenNiagar region!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johanna P
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We did a quick tour here and found it so interesting. The authentic bottles and pictures were interesting to see. Doesn't take a lot of time to see this treasure. Recommend making time for it, particularly if you enjoy history

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lex291
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Fascinating step back in time to a period where ether and chloroform were expected ingredients in your over the counter medicines. Love the "Pink Pills for Pale People" which promises to cure everything from sciatica to paralysis to "all forms of weakness in male or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie A
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