Plan Your Visit

Operating Hours 

Visitors are welcome to drop in for a self guided tour, or travel through the Museum with one of our guides for a short tour (25 minutes) with plenty of time to explore the exhibits afterwards. Challenge yourself to our Lego scavenger, or explore our interactive children's gallery. There's something for everyone at the Museum of Health Care!

Admission: By donation.

Suggested donation: $8/adult, $4 children 12 and under

⇒The Museum of Health Care will be open for the March Break, Monday, March 11th-Friday, March 15th for March of the Museums 2024. Find more information about this week of special programming here.

⇒In addition to its regular hours, the Museum of Health Care will be open for the weekend, and day of the solar eclipse, Saturday April 6-Monday, April 8, 2024, 10am-4pm. Find more information about our eclipse themed programming here


Winter/Spring Hours (October 6, 2023 - June 1, 2024)

Monday* CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday* CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday 10:00am 4:00pm
Thursday 10:00am 4:00pm
Friday 10:00am 4:00pm
Saturday CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

*On Mondays and Tuesdays the Museum of Health Care's galleries will be closed to drop-in visits. Museum staff will be on-site for administrative purpose and to welcome in large groups by appointment.

Summer Hours (June 3, 2024 - August 30, 2024)

Monday 9:30am 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am 4:00pm
Thursday 9:30am 4:00pm
Friday 9:30am 4:00pm
Saturday 9:30am 4:00pm
Sunday 9:30am 4:00pm

Please see our Education Program Guide for programming options.

Things to know about your visit to the Museum of Health Care

  • Masks are welcome, not required. Masks are available free of charge at the front door
  • Educational and group programming is held year round in our galleries. Please note that there may be a group in the Museum while you are visiting.
  • Due to space limitations and the possibility of educational programming, seniors groups and groups larger than eight, should contact us prior to arrival.

 

Accessibility

The Museum of Health Care is wheelchair accessible via its modern tower entrance on George Street. 

Please note:

  • The Museum sits behind an unpaved parking lot. An accessible sidewalk runs from the Museum entrance, behind the building, to the covered GIDRU lot at Kingston General Hospital.
  • The public washrooms at the Museum are not fully accessible. Accessible public washrooms are located at the Kingston General Hospital.

 

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Location

Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site
32 George Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7

Located just steps away from City Park, adjacent to Kingston General Hospital and Queen's University!

 

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Public Transit

There are multiple Kingston Transit routes which make stops near the Museum. To plan your trip, you can use the Kingston Transit Trip Planner tool.

 

Parking

The City of Kingston has a number of on-street and municipal parking lot options to choose from. The options closest to the Museum are paid street parking on George St. and paid waterfront parking in the lot at the base of George St.

Click here for information about parking at Kingston General Hospital.

 

Questions or concerns?

Please contact us at 613-548-2419 or [email protected]