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Posts Tagged ‘Apothecary’

The Old Operating Theatre and Herb Garret

In Museums on September 17, 2012 at 2:33 pm

MEDICAL MUSEUM ALERT! Also, one of the BEST MUSEUMS IN LONDON alert!

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The subtle science and exact art of potion making…

In Museums on June 10, 2011 at 3:16 am

After a tantalizing wander around Old Town Alexandria, I returned with the troops for a proper look. I really, really have to recommend this town again – it’s on the Metro (King St on the Blue and Orange Lines) and has a free shuttle (a cute trolleybus, no less) to the waterfront and back from the station (although it’s easily walkable) and there are lovely boutiques, gift shops, cafes, and some pretty awesome ice cream vendors, all sat on the picturesque Potomac River with a view over to DC.

I’ve waffled at length about Old Town Alexandria before though – I’m targeting my waffle today, and I’m targeting it at the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum:

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