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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
+1 504-565-8027
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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
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+1 504-565-8027
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

My sister dragged me here when she came to visit me but it was a OK time.Make sure you come for the guided tour they only do one a day and it is a must to get the most out of it.It is very dusty...More

Thank diceman13
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I swear this place is haunted. We were the only ones on the third floor when we were there and strange things happen. This place defiantly gives you a taste of history.

Thank Joslyn M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A very worth while stop to see some interesting Pharmacy/medical items. This small museum has been around the Quarter for years and has changed little if any over the years but well worth a brief stop especially on a rainy day!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I love this place. I have not taken the guided tour but did go in and walk around to see everything on my own. There is so much to look at/read that I could easily spend hours in this place! Such a beautiful snapshot of...More

Thank auntiesquid
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This museum is full of well organized and labeled items that would be found in a pharmacy in the past century. For anyone interested in history and particularly those in any medical field, I'm sure it would be fascinating. The building has two floors and...More

Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a small museum, won't take a lot of time and is only $5. I highly recommend the guided tour, it really explains what everything was used for and the history of the building. Lots of fun anecdotes and interesting facts.

Thank Shana W
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place needs to be advertised more so that people can experience this tour. This was the best $5 we spent during our whole trip. I did not fit this in until my last day and if I would have done it earlier in the...More

Thank Terrie H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We did this on our first day. The guide was awesome, and he told great stories about the city, the people, the drugs, and bizarre medical practices.

Thank MinnesotaMartha
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A friend told me I should visit, but I didn't plan to go. I was walking in the French Quarter and came upon it by accident. Only $5 fee - totally worth it! There is so much to see and each display is organized well....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

No 1. On my lest of places to visit before I went to New Orleans. & it certainly satisfied my desire to visit. The multi- story shows what the pharmacists home would have looked like in his day. As well as all the potions and...More

Thank MacFreddy24
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Shari K
how long should I plan to spend there?
28 March 2017|
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Response from Marc C | Reviewed this property |
You could spend an hour seeing all of it and reading a lot of it, but it would probably take you over two hours to read it all. I tend to go through museums on the fast side and an hour was nice for me!
Frank B
How far from Hilton Riverside?
8 August 2016|
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Response from Kelly M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with our other friends here- 15 min walk probably. But you could hope the street car if you are too hot or worried about time. Enjoy!