St. Peter, Minnesota: Soderlund Pharmacy Museum (Gone)

Historical pharmacy museum was in an operating drug store. There are exhibits of medical instruments, apothecary bottles and cabinets, and electric show globes. Visitors could get a free 1919 root beer at the old soda fountain. 2014: Now a pharmacy under a new name, Bill Soderlund's museum is gone.
On S. 3rd St. one block west of Minnesota Ave.
2014: business and bldg sold, museum gone. Local health policies may affect hours and access.

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Soderlund Pharmacy Museum soda fountain.

Soderlund Pharmacy Museum - Free Root Beer

This is a pharmacy collection of tonics, nostrums and snake oils dating from the 1800's to the 1950's. It also includes a 1911 soda fountain and various soda dispensers. This museum is open to the public free of charge and serves free draft root beer to all visitors. This unique pharmacy and drug store museum is located at Soderlund Village Drug in downtown Saint Peter, Minnesota. Guided tours available upon request.

[Bill Soderlund, 10/24/2005]

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