The Old Op Apothecary Shop

Providing Time-Tested Cures for the Modern World

Meet Mildred, our resident Apothecary

Looking for ideas or inspiration?

From fraught nerves to unadorned body parts, Mildred the Apothecary offers recommendations for a wide range of ailments.

Explore Mildred's cures
A skeleton wearing glasses and a white gown behind the apothecary counter, on which is a splendid array of shop products, including books, jewellery, plush toys, jam and toiletries

Mildred Recommends

Browse the ailments below for whatever is plaguing you, then click through to see my recommended products.

Product of the Month

Ravens inspired the plague doctor mask which in turn inspired Remedy Worrywart! This happy little soul is so very very cute. With little dumpy wings and a beautiful curved beak they sit just 6cm tall.

With the skill: Good for
what ails you and strength of being ready to help this really is the best remedy for all things!

Remedy Worrywart
A selection of notebooks in four different designs, displayed on the old operating table

Local Artists Project

Read more about the project, the artists, and their work, and browse the range of exclusive products we have featuring these beautiful bespoke designs.

Local Artists Project

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
St Thomas’ Church, 9a St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9RY

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The Museum is open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10.30am – 5.00pm
(last admission is 4.15pm).