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Museum of Health Care

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Nursing in the Past

This is a one floor museum sitting next door to Kingston General Hospital that filled in an hour of... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
sigehaizi
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Sooke, Canada
Small place, but very historical!

This place is small, but it has very historical things. There are antique devices such as a old... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2016
Cesar R
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State of Sao Paulo
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The story of Canadian health and medicine tells how people have preserved health and managed disease, pain, and suffering. The Museum of Health Care at Kingston strives to connect visitors with the experience of people in past times and provide...more
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32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Lots of interesting items - quite educational. If you have to wait for someone at KGH, walk over - great place to spend the time!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

I visited the Health Care Museum some years back and certainly want to go again! At the time, I was greatly impressed by the many wonderful artifacts presented and the history of their use. The exhibitions at this museum are well thought out and provide...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Museum of Healt... C, Communications and Finance Coordinator at Museum of Health Care, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with our museum both in person and online! Helen Keller's story is fascinating and just one of the many amazing stories of healthcare history that our artefacts and exhibits illuminate. As you noted, our online...More

Reviewed August 30, 2017

This was quite an interesting museum, dedicated about medicine and illnesses. What I liked the most is that they explained many diseases such as smallpox, strangling angel of children, the crippler, whooping couch, Spanish flue, cancer and many more and they explained in detail what...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

This is a one floor museum sitting next door to Kingston General Hospital that filled in an hour of my time - also a great way to get out of the sun. There is a lot of informative reading to do, take your glasses for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sigehaizi
Museum of Healt... C, Communications and Finance Coordinator at Museum of Health Care, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our Museum, and we hope to see you again! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed July 6, 2017

My children and I have gone to events at the Museum of Health Care and always have a great time. The building itself contains so much history and all the exhibits inside have incredible stories. The staff are fantastic and always ready to answer any...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Museum of Healt... C, Communications and Finance Coordinator at Museum of Health Care, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

We're pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our Museum exhibits and our Teddy Bear Hospital program, and thank you for sharing your photos! We look forward to our Teddy Bear Hospital every year and are thrilled that families like yours do too. Thank you...More

Reviewed December 14, 2016

This place is small, but it has very historical things. There are antique devices such as a old X-ray machine, a anesthesia system and so on. You should visit the museum, but don't think is a huge place.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is a free. There was a very friendly lady taking care of the place. It’s important that you talk to her to get more from the museum. The museum consists of about six (6) rooms which you can visit where you will see some...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

Enjoyed our visit to this museum. Admission is by donation. Learned some interesting medical history on our visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice summary of how the medical institution evolved and the influence of Sir John A MacDonald and his support.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 21, 2016

This was a very interesting museum, situated adjacent to the Kingston Hospital and Queen's University Campus.

Date of experience: July 2016
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