Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

  • ADDRESS:
  • 105-107 S. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 746-3852
  • Details

    Opened in 1792 by young Quaker pharmacist Edward Stabler, the family business operated until 1933. Patrons included George & Martha Washington and Robert E. Lee. Over 15,000 objects still remain as part of the museum's collection - everything from herbs to bottles.

    Museum Hours:
    April-October:

    • Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Sunday & Monday: 1-5 p.m.
    November-March:
    • Wednesday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
  • Amenities
  • Events

    This Terrible Disease

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 31, 2017

    As an operating drug store during the occupation of Alexandria in the Civil War, the Leadbeater…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: Animal…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • November 12, 2017

    Apothecaries served not just the human population, but animals too. This guided tour will focus…

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    Apothecary Museum Geek Tour Series

    The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum will host a series of “Geek Tours” this fall…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: A Magical…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • December 10, 2017

    On this tour, learn about the real-world botanical science that inspired the potions and…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: A Magical…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • December 10, 2017

    On this tour, learn about the real-world botanical science that inspired the potions and…

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