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Popular poisoning tour returns to Alexandria’s Apothecary Museum

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum at 105-107 S. Fairfax Street in Old Town (Staff photo by James Cullum)

A popular tour at Alexandria’s Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum (105-107 S. Fairfax Street) is making a comeback next month: Poison at the Apothecary Museum.

The tour, recommended for ages 18 and older, explores different types of poisons and their application throughout history.

“Come explore the sinister side of medicine on the Apothecary Museum’s Poison Tour,” the city’s website said. “This tour explores several different types of poisons, their historic uses at the Apothecary, and what we know today.”

The tours are scheduled for June 11 and 18 at 11 a.m. Tickets are $15 per person.

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