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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Tours

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Back when apothecary was not an antiquated term alluding to potions and snake oil, the pharmacist was near synonymous with potion-maker, and it was anything but the hallowed profession it is today. All that changed in 1804 when the Louisiana governor Claiborne passed a law requiring licensure of Louisiana pharmacists. Sworn-in after a three-hour oral exam held in another famous New Orleans attraction – the Cabildo building – pharmacists were required to practice a fair and honest craft in the Unites States from thereon out. Louis Dufilho was the first licensed pharmacist in the United States, and the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum was once his proud shop.

Today, the building stands as a testament to how far the profession has come, and is filled with antiquated vials, scales, and a fun old-timey feel. Come learn about the history of administrative medicine and step back in time for a moment to discover all that this extensive collection and interpretive educational programs represent.

Practical Info

Located on 514 Chartres Street in New Orleans, the museum charges $5 for adult admission and $4 for student and senior admission. It is free to enter for children under 6. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Address: 514 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm
Admission: Adults: $5
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are New Orleans Pharmacy Museum hours of operation?
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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum hours of operation: Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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