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October 28, 2016

Spooky Scavenger Hunts for all ages

Drop by on the October 28th P.A. Day to explore the Museum of Health Care like never before! Learn strange and spectacular facts about the history of medicine while seeking out the spookier side of the Museum's collection. See a selection of jaw-dropping artefacts not normally on display.

Spooky scavenger hunts will be available for all ages. A special "bug hunt" for ages 0-6 will be set up in the Children's Gallery. Adult accompaniment required.

Location: Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street
Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: Drop in between 10 am and 4 pm
Cost: Free
No registration required.
Information: Call 613-548-2419 or email [email protected]

Professional Activity Day for the Limestone and Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Boards.


November 7, 2016

Dr. Banting, a Man of Insulin: Discovering the Human within the Hero

Free Public Lecture

What kind of person was Sir Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin? A brilliant medical researcher or a small-town doctor who became a Canadian hero by chance? This year’s recipient of the Margaret Angus Research Fellowship, Natalia Mukhina, will look at “the Banting paradox” from a fresh perspective, analyzing the body of evidence surrounding the personality of the First Canadian Nobel Laureate. Refreshments will follow.

Location: Watson Hall 217, 49 Bader Lane, Queen’s University
Date & time: Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Parking: Free evening parking in Queen's surface lots
No registration required.
Information: 613-548-2419, [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 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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