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. 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

    Apothecary Geek Tour: A Magical…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • February 11, 2018

    Learn about the real world botanical science that inspired the potions and herbology of J.K.…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: An Outlandish…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • March 11, 2018

    Tour this historic apothecary and learn about a few of the herbal medicines featured in Diana…

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    Mad Science! Tours at the…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • March 25, 2018

    What do super heroes, crazy animals, and explosions have in common? A mad scientist probably made…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: Civil War

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • April 8, 2018

    On this guided tour, learn about events in Alexandria during the Civil War through the lens of…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: A Magical…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • May 13, 2018

    Tour the Apothecary Museum the way Harry Potter would! The one-hour potions-themed tour will…

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    Free Mother's Day Tours

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • May 13, 2018

    The Apothecary is pleased to offer free tours on Mother’s Day for all mothers! (Regular admission…

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: Behind the…

    • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    • June 10, 2018

    If the regular 30-minute tour of the Apothecary Museum isn't enough, this is the tour for you!…

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