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Museum of Health Care

32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
+1 613-548-2419
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All the ins and outs of illnesses

This was quite an interesting museum, dedicated about medicine and illnesses. What I liked the... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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
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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 context and perspective on today's health issues
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

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

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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.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016

The exhibits are very interesting and for some items there is a lot of written information. My daughter found the iron lung very interesting. I enjoyed the exhibits highlighting medicines in years past. We visited the museum at 10 am. We did not see another...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Enjoyed the exhibits and information provided about the history of our medical services. Even spoke with a Doctor (from that era) who explained how surgical procedures were done (without medication) and what tools were used. Very happy we took the time to visit - located...More

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