Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Fredericksburg

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#7 of 13 in Historic Sites in Fredericksburg
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Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Reviews
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  • I would recommend that this establishment take credit card payments. Many tourists do not carry cash. Also, the entire shop is tiny and the docents take their character roles way too seriously.  more »
  • We barely made it before closing, and it turned out to be the highlight of our visit to Old Town Fredericksburg. If you are planning on visiting here, be sure to schedule at least 45 minutes. The "tou...  more »
  • We visited on the recommendation of the Visitor Centre and it was great! Kimberley and her friend were so knowledgeable about all the remedies and procedures from a 28th Century Virginia doctor. The l...  more »
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  • An education experience on the practice of medicine back during the revolutionary times. The staff was great and really get into their roles.
  • This was a great little museum, and they had enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. Stayed behind after the tour and chatted for a while, it was definitely worth it! Anyone interested in how medicine used to be done, and seeing the methods that eventually evolved or disappeared to make way for modern medicine should check this place out.
  • We took the tour last weekend. The two tour guides were fantastic. Fun visit!! Check it out!
  • Very interesting. Staff plays the part as if they are from the time period.
  • Overpriced, but the leeches were interesting

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