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September 30 and October 1, 2016

Free Workshops for Seniors: Transformation of the Doctor's Visit

How has a doctor's visit changed from the 1800s to today? Explore the history of Canadian health care through hands-on learning, real museum artefacts, and lively discussions. Refreshments served. Pre-registration required (spaces are limited).

Location: Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street
Dates: Friday, September 30th OR Saturday, October 1st
Time: 10 am to noon
Cost: Free
Transportation: Please contact us to request transport support (a limited number of taxi fares can be provided). 613-548-2419 or [email protected].
Parking: Free event parking in the Ann Baillie and GIDRU lots (George St.). Spaces are limited.
Pre-registration required. To register: Call 613-548-2419, email [email protected], or book online.

These free workshops mark the launch of the Museum of Health Care's seniors' interactive learning program. Designed especially for seniors with their input, this program will be available for group bookings year round. 

Funded by the Government of Ontario.


October 13-15, 2016

Tours for Queen's University Homecoming

Guided tours of the galleries and collections tell the fascinating history of health care in Kingston and Canada. Family-friendly crafts in the Children's Gallery. Please book tours in advance: [email protected] or 613-548-2419.

Location: Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street
Dates: Thursday, October 13, Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Cost: Individuals by donation; Groups $3/participant
Registration and information: Please book tours in advance by calling 613-548-2419 or e-mailing [email protected]


December 3, 2016

Artefact or Artefiction

Pit your wit against your fellow guests, curators, and charlatans in a trivia game like no other. Decipher fact from fiction among real artefacts! 

Our 25th Anniversary is like no other! The Museum of Health Care offers food and drink, fun and frivolity, and fabulous prizes. Guests will visit at least 10 game stations and be greeted by experts who will share a story of the displayed artefact. Guests must decide – is it fact or fiction?

Visit for information about our 25th anniversary celebrations

Location: Residence Inn By Marriott Kingston Hotel Water's Edge
Date & Time: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Cost: Early Bird $75, General $85, VIP $125

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