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Niagara Apothecary Museum

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5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3845
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Pharmacy Museum

Truly enjoyed the pharmacy and seeing how one was set up before the pill dispensing rooms at drug... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KATHERINE K
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Very interesting place

Well worth 10 minutes of your time. Will be boring to young children. Interesting bottles and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jerry s
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Barbados
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5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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+1 905-468-3845
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly enjoyed the pharmacy and seeing how one was set up before the pill dispensing rooms at drug stores now a days. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth 10 minutes of your time. Will be boring to young children. Interesting bottles and remedies used in the 19th century.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little museum has been around forever. It's full of antiques and memorabilia. There is a person to answer any questions you might have. There is no charge to enter but it's nice to make a donation to help keep the place going.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this charming museum while visiting "Niagara on the Lake". The curator was informative, and shared her knowledge of the past workings of the apothecary.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting inside. All original wood counters. Great guide, so enthusiast about the place she works. I do agree with previous reviews, I have been to NOTL over 10 times and this is the first time I have seen it open (I've been in all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time and you will enjoy this back on the 1800's. It is incredible the amount of detail for all medicine, (and fake stuff) prepared to cure and to make the people feel better. They made pills and unguents for everything on those days....More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a fascinating depiction of a historic apothecary. It is free to enter although making a donation is definitely warranted. Lots of historic artifacts and right in downtown. Definitely felt like you were stepping back in time.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Absolutely fascinating to see the compounds that were dispensed for our ancestors - all those bottles of strange potions lined up behind glass seemed rather alien in this modern age. A great spot to visit for research if you were writing a novel set in...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Like stepping back in time, this apothecary is stunning and so perfectly preserved. It was a real pleasure to visit.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

An interesting historical look into the past. The staff here are very knowledgeable in the turn of the century apothecary experince

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