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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
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monique M
Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Monique M
Markham, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Charles_On_The_Go
Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

There is just something about these stores that attracts us! And this one is close to the one in Matanzas, Cuba in our appreciation. All the old containers, shelves, drawers and counters in excellent condition and labelled with everything you were thought to ever need. Plus a pharmacist to custom mix, of course. Certainly a walk in history before Proctor... More 

Thank Ontario76
South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This place is charming and very well-kept, and it is FREE! They do accept donations. It is like stepping into the past.... into a real apothecary, definitely worth a quick visit.

Thank hcvoyageuse
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

A great experience. Well restaured and maintained. A very informative experience. We went during the off season and had access to everything. It must be a zoo during the tourists season.

Thank Guillaumeleconqueran
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

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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Reviewed November 6, 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 

1 Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed October 26, 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.

1 Thank PrarieTraveller1
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

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

1 Thank bdn7
Fairport, New York
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Reviewed October 19, 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.

1 Thank Sally A

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