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Niagara Apothecary Museum

5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3845
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Could be intersting, but...

The information on this page indicates that the museum is open at this time of the year, but in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Burlington, Canada
Adele Stirpe

So very interesting place. Every time we are in Niagara-on-the-Lake we go in and look around... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Adele S S
Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-468-3845
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The information on this page indicates that the museum is open at this time of the year, but in fact, a notice on the door and on many other websites says it is closed during the winter months. That is unfortunate, in that a peek...More

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

So very interesting place. Every time we are in Niagara-on-the-Lake we go in and look around. It is the oldest apothecary store in Ontario. Walking in this place puts you back to another era. It’s amazing to see how one used to get their medicines....More

Thank Adele S S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I liked Niagara-on-the-Lake much better when Shoppe was still a four-letter word. I've been coming to the Shaw Festival since 1970, and the tacky part of touristry becomes worse every year. Thank goodness there are still some authentic places to visit. This one has real...More

Thank HotelierJohn
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit. It was like stepping back in time. It only takes a few minutes to stop in and imagine what medicine must have been like long ago.

Thank travellingvol
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A look back in time at what a drugstore used to look like. The volunteers are retired pharmacists so lots of knowledge.

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This museum displays what an apothecary looked like in the 1800's. It is very true to life and well worth a visit...

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We just chanced in to this little museum and enjoyed learning about the history of pharmacies. The advertisements from long ago were interesting. To see the different medicines and what they could be used to cure was fascinating as you realize that these old wives...More

Thank Evelyn_McLachlan
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Worth a couple of minutes to walk around. A lot of historical articles to review. Great time killer for men while their wives shop.

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went in here on our last morning in Niagara on the lake. It was fascinating to walk round and look at all the old artifacts that are on display. It is most certainly worth going in and taking a walk around. Make sure you...More

Thank frenchi700
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a small, one-room shop on Queen Street, It is filled with old equipment (like double pan balances and mixing vials), patent medicine, formulations and with what seems to be the actual chemicals in their original (old) bottles. They also have many of the...More

Thank delawaredad
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