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Museum of Health Care

32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
+1 613-548-2419
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Wonderful stop for any Kingston visit!~

My children and I have gone to events at the Museum of Health Care and always have a great time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kingston, Ontario
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 15 December 2016
Cesar R
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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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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
+1 613-548-2419

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Friendly_Traveller_8
Museum of Healt... C, Communications and Finance Coordinator at Museum of Health Care, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 15 December 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.

1  Thank Cesar R
Reviewed 13 November 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

Thank Pierre D
Reviewed 16 September 2016

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

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

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

Thank 831darylg
Reviewed 21 July 2016

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

Thank Samara S
Reviewed 10 July 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

Thank CanadianViews
Reviewed 23 June 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

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Always walked by this place for a year, but never went in. Finally got around to visiting the museum this past month and found it to be an educational and fun way to spend an hour or so!

Thank Lobadub
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This museum hoses some excellent artifacts such as an iron long and A medical electrostatic generator

Thank Greg B
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