This #GivingTuesday, we are asking for your support as we work to revitalize the way we tell the story of Canada’s nursing history and change the focus from nursing education to the skilled and often challenging work of a professional nurse. … More Today is GivingTuesday!
This GivingTuesday, we are asking for your support as we work to revitalize the way we tell the story of Canada’s nursing history and change the focus from nursing education to the skilled and often challenging work of a professional nurse. … More GivingTuesday Campaign 2023
The museum elves have worked hard all year and are ready to celebrate the holiday season with family-friendly activities and crafts. Join us for a very special holiday event hosted by the Museum of Health Care, joined by our friends from the Murney Tower Museum and Great Lakes Museum. On Saturday, December 2nd, from 10:00 … More Deck the Halls Holiday Event
Originally recorded on November 19th, 2023, Jessica’s Sealey’s lecture Monstrous Instruments: The Vaginal Speculum and the Contagious Diseases Acts Repeal Movement is now available for viewing on the Museum of Health Care’s YouTube Channel. … More MARF 2023 Lecture Recording and Manuscript Now Available
The Museum of Health Care at Kingston is proud to announce that on Saturday, November 11th at 9pm ET/PT it will be featured in an episode of The HISTORY® Channel’s Original docu-series, Our War. … More MHC featured in The HISTORY Channel documentary series Our War
This project brings together a history of the object with examples drawn from the Museum of Health Care’s collection, alongside a critical examination of repealer writing on Contagious Diseases Acts’ medical examinations and the instrument of the speculum. … More 2023 Margaret Angus Research Fellowship Lecture
Join the Museum of Health Care and Murney Tower Museum for an all-ages Halloween event…if you dare!
Explore both museums and follow the clues to escape. To earn your prize, you must be awarded a key at each site. Will you be lucky enough to escape? Or will you be trapped inside like some poor souls from times gone by? … More Escape the Museum: A Special Halloween Event
Where did smallpox and its many less famous cousins come from?
Molecular anthropologists Dr. Ana Duggan and Dr. Hendrik Poinar from the Ancient DNA Centre at McMaster University are working on answering this exact question. The Museum of Health Care is delighted to be McMaster University’s latest partner in this exciting new research project. … More MHC newest partner in exciting Ancient DNA Centre project
The Museum of Health Care is hiring a Collections Intern for the Fall 2023 to Spring 2024 period! … More We are Hiring! Collections Intern Position Available
The Museum of Health Care at Kingston has installed a new temporary exhibit, with Rockwood as the first subject.
Colloquially known as Rockwood, the city’s first psychiatric hospital has had many names over the years. With artifacts, panels, and even supplementary media links, this small exhibit provides a short overview of the hospital’s history from its beginning all the way to closure. … More Rockwood Asylum featured in new exhibit at the Museum of Health Care