Calendar of Events & Activities

Walk in the footsteps of some of Kingston’s earliest residents and arrivals as they engage in a quest for health care in the Limestone City. The stories of the establishment of one of Canada’s oldest public hospitals, Kingston General Hospital, and Queen’s School of Medicine are full of success and sacrifice, triumph and tragedy. Join us for a fascinating look into the lives of those that lived, arrived and died here, as we unlock the secrets of Kingston’s medical past.

 

Details: Offering tours Thursday-Saturday at 10:30am and 2:00pm. This walking tour is 1 hour in duration (15 minutes total walking time) and runs rain or shine (tours will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm). Please dress for the weather and protect yourself from the sun.

Cost: $10 adult, children 12 and under are free. Refunds will be issued with 24 hours notice.

Tickets: Get your tickets here!

Tour Route: The tour begins and ends at the Museum of Health Care, Ann Baillie Building, National Historic Site, 32 George Street.

 

Visits to the Museum’s galleries prior to or following the tour are welcome!

 

Content Warning: This tour contains addresses subjects that some may find upsetting including: racism, sexism, discrimination, descriptions of historical medical practices, and death.

 

 

 

 

Join us on Saturday, July 20th from 10am-4pm as we celebrate Doors Open Kingston! The Museum will feature behind the scenes guided tours of our amazing collections rooms happening at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Reservations are not required. 

This event is free and open to all! To learn more about Doors Open Kingston visit the KAM website.

 

 

 

Future Events

Teddy Bear Hospital 2025

On Monday, February 17th bring your teddy bear, or other special stuffed animal to the Museum of Health Care where trained “teddy doctors and nurses” will be on hand to examine and treat your toy’s bumps, lumps, and bruises. Learn, laugh, and find out why doctors and hospitals aren’t so scary after all! The event will include hands-on activities and crafts. Suitable for ages 0-10.

 

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Upcoming Events

Teddy Bear Hospital 2025

On Monday, February 17th bring your teddy bear, or other special stuffed animal to the Museum of Health Care where trained “teddy doctors and nurses” will be on hand to examine and treat your toy’s bumps, lumps, and bruises. Learn, laugh, and find out why doctors and hospitals aren’t so scary after all! The event will include hands-on activities and crafts. Suitable for ages 0-10.