Museum of Health Care

at 32 George Street - Ann Baillie Building, Kingston, K7L 2V7 Canada

The story of Canadian health and medicine tells how people have preserved health and managed disease, pain, and suffering.


Museum of Health Care
32 George Street - Ann Baillie Building
Kingston , ON K7L 2V7
Canada

Description

Located just steps away from City Park, adjacent to Kingston General Hospital and Queen's University!

How To Get to Museum of Health Care

Accessible by buses going to Kingston General Hospital or Queen's University campus.

Opening time

  • Tuesdays: 10:00- 16:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:00- 16:00
  • Thursdays: 10:00- 16:00
  • Fridays: 10:00- 16:00

Specialities

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We will be closed tomorrow for Good Friday, but we'll be back to our regular programming on Tuesday. In the meantime, you can stop by today anytime between 10am-4pm.

Published on 2015-04-02 13:44:56 GMT

Working on our 2014 Annual Report. Last year was a busy one! From new online exhibit on vaccinations, to hosting the Canadian Nurses Association President Dr. Barbara Mildon, to over 80 programs for children and teens, we've kept busy. Our members will be receiving the report in the mail in the coming days. Drop us a line if you'd like a copy.

Published on 2015-03-25 14:36:47 GMT

We're sharing secrets and behind the scenes photos on Twitter this week, part of #MuseumWeek. Follow @MuseumofHealth and tell us what you love about museums.

Published on 2015-03-23 14:26:32 GMT

The delicious and nutritious snacks at our March Break Program "Pump it UP!" have been provided by Loblaws. Thank you for allowing us to deliver free education programs to the Kingston community.

Published on 2015-03-19 14:01:57 GMT

Our first March Break Program is underway. Thank you to the Weston Foundation-Seeding Stronger Communities for the support.

Published on 2015-03-17 14:25:30 GMT

Our March Break Program "Pump it UP!" is now sold out for all sessions. Thanks to all who registered. We'll see you soon!

Published on 2015-03-16 19:41:21 GMT

Have you seen* our new exhibit "Trench Menders?" Want to help us grow? Participate in a focus group next Friday. Email info@museumofhealthcare.ca for details. *Don't worry if you haven't. We'll show you around.

Published on 2015-03-13 13:39:38 GMT

We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to participate in a focus group to evaluate the success our newest exhibit "Trench Menders: Health Care during the First World War." The focus group will be held on Friday March 20th, between 1:00pm - 2:30pm, at the Museum of Health Care. Light refreshments will be provided. Email info@museumofhealthcare.ca if you are interested in participating.

Published on 2015-03-09 18:44:24 GMT

Great meeting with Graham's Pharmacy this morning. We are looking forward to partnering with them and delivering some programming on local heritage and medical history.

Published on 2015-03-04 15:05:20 GMT

We cannot wait to unveil out new exhibit tomorrow. Come over tomorrow during the day, or stop by in the evening at 7pm for refreshments, reenactments and more. PS. We are giving CKWS-TV a sneak-peak today

Published on 2015-02-25 15:08:26 GMT

Thank you everyone for the numerous sympathy notes and donations in honour of Dr. Low. His family, as well as the Staff and Board of Directors are grateful for your support.

Published on 2015-02-24 15:13:17 GMT

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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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The following blog post was contributed by Bram Castle, who is a volunteer Docent at the Museum of Health Care.
Bram graduated with BA in History from Trent University, and is currently working towards securing a position in heritage in the Kingston area.
1 CommentA Trip Down Memory Lane
The following blog post was contributed by Isabel Luce, who is the Museum of Health Care’s 2018 Margaret Angus Research Fellow.
Isabel has a BA in Canadian Studies and Art History from McGill University, and an MA in Art History and Curatorial Studies, and is working towards completing her PhD in Art History at Queen’s … More Good Air and Bad Air: The Importance of Ventilation
The following blog post was contributed by Isabel Luce, who is the Museum of Health Care’s 2018 Margaret Angus Research Fellow.
Isabel has a BA in Canadian Studies and Art History from McGill University, and an MA in Art History and Curatorial Studies, and is working towards completing her PhD in Art History at Queen’s … More Domestic Nursing: An Introduction to Maintaining the Sick-Room
2 CommentsDomestic Nursing: An Introduction to Maintaining the Sick-Room
The following blog post was contributed by Isabel Luce, who is the Museum of Health Care’s 2018 Margaret Angus Research Fellow.
Isabel has a BA in Canadian Studies and Art History from McGill University, and an MA in Art History and Curatorial Studies, and is working towards completing her PhD in Art History at Queen’s … More Health Care in the Victorian Home
December 14, 2017
The following blog post was contributed by Andrew Belyea, who is the Museum of Health Care’s 2017 Margaret Angus Research Fellow.
Andrew has a degree in Life Science from Queen’s University and will start at the Queen’s School of Medicine in the fall.
This is Andrew’s seventh blog post in a series he will be … More The Spanish Flu at KGH: A Frequent and Quick Killer
Leave a commentThe Spanish Flu at KGH: A Frequent and Quick Killer
The following blog post was contributed by Andrew Belyea, who is the Museum of Health Care’s 2017 Margaret Angus Research Fellow.
Andrew has a degree in Life Science from Queen’s University and will start at the Queen’s School of Medicine in the fall.
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Winslow’s Soothing Syrup: The Baby Killer
Latest Artefact Entry:
Learn More Welcome to From the Collection where you'll find short illustrated profiles for many objects, images, and documents in the Museum's fascinating collections.
As you explore, you will encounter a wide array of artefacts, books and documents, works of art, and photographs representing diverse collections, themes, historical events, persons, medical disciplines, and curiosities - the "treasures" of the collection.
All of the Museum's collection can be found in our on-line database.
But with more than 30,000 objects we know that it is easy to miss many of our most intriguing items.
From the Collection provides a more complete interpretation of what an artefact is and how it fits into broader themes.
These profiles also provide links to other similar objects in the collection, thus making searching on a medical history subject even easier than before.
Choose artefacts from the category headings at the top of the page - Continuity and Change, Education, Identity, Inconceivable, and Innovation.
You can also navigate using the word cloud, the Theme Map, the green Prev/Next buttons, the search tool at the top, and the randomly-generated images at the bottom.
Hold your cursor over the artefact images to take a closer look.
Have fun exploring some of the wonders of our healthcare past!
Funded by the Ontario Museums and Technology Fund.
The support of the Government of Ontario, through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, is acknowledged.
Some of the first breast pumps were found at Greek archeological sites dating from the 6 th to 5 th centuries BCE.
Special thanks to those that made this site possibleView all items by category with our Theme Map Project Manager, Developer, Research, Text: Paul Robertson, Curator
Funding: Ontario Museums and Technology Fund, 2009-2010
Artefacts: Kathy Karkut, Collections Manager
Research: Sarah Jeffrey, Collections Volunteer
Images: Ehsan Roshani, Queen's University Work Study Student