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James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

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Not your standard museum tour

We ducked in here on a rainy day and really enjoyed quizzing the staff about the exhibits. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rowerchick
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Des Moines, Iowa
Apothecary Hall

Step back in time and realize how lucky we are to live in this age of modern medicine! Very limited... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 weeks ago
“Not your standard museum tour”
20 Jul 2018
“Apothecary Hall”
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Throughout the museum, examples of equipment used by pharmacists can be seen including mortars and pestles; glass graduates; a variety of dispensing scales with brass weights; pill making machines; brass suppository molds; glass ointment slabs; cork...more
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488 Water St | Apothecary Hall, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ducked in here on a rainy day and really enjoyed quizzing the staff about the exhibits. This was a real pharmacy, seemingly frozen in time. Instead of a canned speech about the place, the guides simply answered all our questions (so much better). We...More

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Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your visit here at the Jame's J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum. Your review does not go unnoticed and comments like these go a long way for us. Thank you for coming in and we're happy we could answer all of your questions! All...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Step back in time and realize how lucky we are to live in this age of modern medicine! Very limited openings so be sure to check before you go.

2  Thank Linda B
Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Linda! Glad you enjoyed it and hope the rest of your trip to Newfoundland was just as enjoyable. All the best, -Zachary

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Planned on making this a first stop during our visit; even checked on the FB page as usually this is updated faster than a location's website. No mention of being closed during the off-season. Luckily this site was located less than five minutes from our...More

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Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi there! We are very sorry to hear that we were not open during your time of visit. We are open weekdays 10am-4pm from July through August. We do our best to keep our facebook page updated with news, alerts, contests, and more. Perhaps there...More

Reviewed 8 February 2016

Enjoyed . You will realize after your visit just how far ahead medicine has come in just over 100 years

3  Thank Elizabeth D
Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Well said, Elizabeth. Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 8 February 2016

It's like stepping back 100 years into a long gone era. Very educational., and well worth the visit.

3  Thank Devon J
Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review- very well worded. We hope to see you back again soon! -Zachary

Reviewed 31 August 2015

As a photographer I thought I'd pop in here and take a few pictures of some of the displays. The place is really beautifully preserved with a lot of interesting history. I ended up chatting quite awhile with the summer student who acts as a...More

2  Thank Pat T
Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Very happy to hear you enjoyed our museum. Feel free to share your photos with us by emailing museum@nlpb.ca or by sending them directly to our facebook page! Also appreciate the personal review and am glad I was assistance to you during your visit. Hope...More

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Super cute place! It is very well preserved and you can tell it is taken care of. Very nice to pop into.

3  Thank Lesleyknits
Zachary L, General Manager at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Glad you liked it! Thank you for your review and hope to see you back again soon :) -Zachary

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