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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

History Museum and Monument / Landmark · French Quarter
514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
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Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
9.2/10

Based on 119 votes

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    Daniya T.
    "The displays and stories of questionable cures are mind boggling."(3 Tips)
    Jeremy S.
    "general medicine of the modern pharmacy."(2 Tips)
    Tim H.
    "Don't miss the guided tour: Thursday & Friday at 12 PM"(8 Tips)
    VIP
    "The best hidden, unique exhibits in the city!!!!!...."(3 Tips)
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  • Daniya T.

    A fascinating place! Don't miss the guided tour at noon on Thursdays and Fridays. The displays and stories of questionable cures are mind boggling. Do check out the top floor's exhibits.

    Daniya Tamendarova · March 8, 2014
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  • HISTORY

    The museum includes cures for anything that ails you including voodoo potions & other weird medicines. The City of New Orleans operated the museum from 1950-1987, it's now run by a non profit org.

    HISTORY · April 5, 2010
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  • Jeremy S.

    The Pharmacy Museum is one of the hidden gems in this city. They give great examples of the history of general medicine of the modern pharmacy. Don't miss the second floor exhibits!!

    Jeremy S · June 23, 2010
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  • Shara J.

    Make sure you do the tour. Matthew, our tour guide was very good and the tour was fun and informative. He'll tell you why you should "mind your own beeswax"!

    Shara Junaid · June 7, 2014
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  • Rafi S.

    Worth the $5, but your whole visit will only take you 30 minutes. Bring a po' boy from K'Paul's next door and eat in the back garden after your tour.

    Rafi Syed · May 9, 2013
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  • Druann D.

    This place is seriously haunted by yellow fever victims that a dr. experimented on by the thousands! Dumped the bodies in the swamps later. Very cool little place to visit.

    Druann Dalton · March 26, 2014
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  • Daryana

    An awesome place, a fantastic guide! Lots of history and interesting facts about Louisiana

    Daryana · March 11, 2015
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  • Alex M.

    The old Pharmacy museum is a very interesting place in the quarter with a long history. Get the tour.

    Alex Mizrahi · October 18, 2012
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  • Gail J.

    They have real live leaches as well as many other gringe making "cures". Only $5.

    Gail Jones · May 10, 2012
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  • Becherovka Voyager

    Coming here for Tales of the Cocktail 2013? Meet Becherovka on July 18th, 11am-12pm. Looking forward to see you :)

    Becherovka Voyager · July 17, 2013
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  • VIP

    The best hidden, unique exhibits in the city!!!!!....

    VIP · August 24, 2014
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  • Tim H.

    Don't miss the guided tour: Thursday & Friday at 12 PM

    Tim Hettler · February 13, 2014
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  • Kaitlin T.

    Fascinating and horrifying. Don't miss the daily tour!

    Kaitlin T · June 16, 2015
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  • Jessica S.

    A very nice place to view if you have an hour or two to kill.

    Jessica Shepherd · August 6, 2013
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  • Zach T.

    Interesting, make sure you read all the captions there are some great stories

    Zach Thomas · January 2
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  • jeff l.

    Worth the$5 per person charge.

    jeff landsberg · 2 days ago
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  • Sharon D.

    Very interesting talk about the history of pharmacy

    Sharon Dorricott · January 5
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  • Rain M.

    Look for the hidden half floor.

    Rain Man · December 28, 2014
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  • rhea s.

    Very interesting, learn something new and check it out!

    rhea sunshine · November 9, 2010
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  • Emily M.

    This place is awesome! Must do :-)

    Emily Moore · September 10, 2011
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  • Melissa P G.

    Its the Mutter of the South

    Melissa P Gardner · May 4, 2013
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  • Brkgny

    Cok guzel... Ilaclar siseler guzel muhafaza edilmis

    Brkgny · December 30, 2014
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