Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

105-107 S. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 - United States




The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum was a family business founded in 1792 and operated in this location from 1805 until 1933. It represents one of Alexandria's oldest continuously run businesses that combined retailing, wholesaling, and manufacturing.


A Museum Day pass admits provides complimentary access to the first floor self-guided experience, which is available throughout the day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. As space permits, guests can upgrade to a 45 minute guided tour that includes the second floor for only $3 per person. Guided tours begin at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, and 4:15 p.m.

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