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“Small but great” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130 (French Quarter)
504-565-8027
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Ranked #35 of 171 attractions in New Orleans
Type: Specialty Museums
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Owner description: Located at the site of the first licensed apothecary shop, the Pharmacy Museum includes cures for anything that ails you including voodoo potions and other weird medicines.
New Orleans, Louisiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Small but great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The NOPM is a small shop but brimming with great information and excellent, actual items for medicine. Take a break out back the step out onto Rue Royal for another fantastic place just steps away.

Visited November 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Fascinating little place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Really interesting little museum, great insight into the deseases and treatments available, including all kinds of cure-all remedies that you could imagine being peddled at the county fair. A serene courtyard with fountain and lemon trees waits out back. A great way to spend a little time in the French Quarter.

Visited January 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Pretty Different, Very Interesting!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a little place, you could almost miss it if you weren't paying attention. They have limited hours but if you happen by and they are open, definitely go in and check it out. There are a lot of really neat artifacts and interesting stories/info to go with them. I think they give guided tours which would probably provide way more info. However, it's still pretty informative just to walk around on your own.

Visited October 2012
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Pensacola, Florida
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185 attraction reviews
Reviews in 110 cities Reviews in 110 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“A great break from the French Quarter”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

After being hassled by people wanting you to buy drinks at their bars, its nice to step back in time with this museum. Laid back place with lots of interesting information. Worth the small price ($5 per person).

Visited December 2012
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Chemistry!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Bottles and potions and salves...oh my! While I was sitting in the court yard, a baby sparrow landed on my hand and stayed for a while. Walgreen's and CVS pale in comparison.

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