New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

514 Chartres St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 USA

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“housing one of New Orleans' best collection of eclectic items”

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an historic building within the Vieux Carre Historic District, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum showcases its extensive collection and provides interpretive educational programs to present and preserve the rich history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana; past and present.  The Museum also highlights the role of Louis Joseph Dufilho, Jr. whose work symbolizes the beginning of a system of certifying the professional competence of pharmacists, and recognizing the vital significance of that competence for the public health. "Almost every cobbled street in the Big Easy houses some eclectic museum or another, and the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum is one of the best." - Rand McNally, Best of the Road

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So glad we stopped here. I wish I knew the name of the woman who sold us our tickets and later talked with us about her speciality - history of women's medicine and cosmetics. She was so... Read more

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Kelly M.

This is a small museum but has a lot of information! This is a great inexpensive activity if you have a couple hours to kill in the French quarter. I really enjoyed all of the displays but a lot... Read more

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Ultima M.

Fun museum located in the French Quarters. History is amazing, the collection of artifacts is very interesting. They say it is "haunted" but I did not get to see any paranormal activity. The... Read more

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

514 Chartres St
New Orleans, Louisiana
70130 USA

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Closed Now
  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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