Mad Science!

Interior of the Apothecary Museum.  Image by Anna Frame
Interior of the Apothecary Museum. Image by Anna Frame
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
105-107 S. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Alexandria City
Sunday, October 25, 2015 (1:30 PM-4:30 PM)
Phone: (703) 746-3852

What do super heroes, crazy animals, and explosions have in common? A mad scientist probably made them! Come to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum to explore where real science and mad science collide. Tours (45 mins.) start every 30 minutes between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. and feature historic medicines with surprising side effects. Upstairs, meet the Museum's very own mad scientist bringing to life some crazy concoctions and the science behind them.  Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups welcome (program almost completes the Brownie Home Scientist badge) but reservations recommended because space is limited.

Admission Fee: $6 per person, ages 5 and up; reservations recommended; tickets online at

Last Updated: 8/5/2015 10:46 AM
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