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

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    Apothecary Geek Tour: An Outlandish…

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