Online Exhibits

The history of health care at your fingertips! No need to get out of your seat for this show... just choose from our growing list of exciting online exhibitions.

The story of health and health care is a fascinating journey into the wealth of ways that people have preserved wellness and managed disease, pain, and suffering. Artefacts, images, and documents selected from the Museum’s collection and elsewhere help bring this history to life. Let’s begin the adventure!

You may also be interested in playing our online activities.

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New Online Exhibit 

Learn about the current global epidemic of tuberculosis and its history.

 
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Did you know that many drugs are based on plants? Explore games, interviews, maps, and quizzes. 

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When good water goes bad. An online investigation into waterborne diseases.

 
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What do advertisements in the late 1800's and early 1900's reveal?  

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Replacing human joints wasn't easy. Trace 200 years of problem solving to learn about this life-changing procedure.

 
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Partner Exhibit

Explore the history, people, politics, and programs of medicare in this exhibit by the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

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A fun, multiple choice activity will introduce you to a variety of medical artefacts.

 
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Explore diseases that saw significant decreases in the twentieth century because of immunization – smallpox, diphtheria, polio, and whooping cough.