The Astonishing Past of Kingston General Hospital Self-Guided Walking Tour
Pandemics, politics, and prisoners-of-war - Kingston's history as you've never heard it before!
From site of the first seat of the United Province of Canada, to charity hospital with a staff of two, to the Christmas fire of 1897, learn the fascinating story of the tumultuous early years of Kingston General Hospital by following along on a keepsake self-guided tour pamphlet. Self-guided pamphlets are available for pick-up at the Museum of Health Care, 32 George Street. The self-guided tour takes about 60 minutes and explores the grounds and historic buildings of KGH.
MOBILE APP: Transformation of the Kingston General Hospital, 1835-1914 is the Museum's mobile app tracing the development of this National Historic Site. Available free for download to Apple and Android devices, explore history on the hospital grounds or from the comfort of home. View more information and download instructions.
GUIDED TOUR OPTION FOR KIDS & FAMILIES: KGHistory for Kids, a guided 30-minute, activity-based kids' tour for ages 6-12, offered at a special family rate of $5. View more information.