The Museum will be open for the weekend! If you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, here it is! Event dates and times: Saturday, September 24th 10am-4pm Sunday, September 25th 10am-1pm Visit us during Doors Open Kingston and experience Canada’s healthcare story brought to life through: Behind the Scenes Collections Tours (registration required) Specially … More Doors Open 2022 at the Museum of Health Care
Support from OTF allowed the Museum to continue its services and adapt its outreach to school-aged children despite the obstacles imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As with so many other businesses and organizations, the Museum of Health Care has had to find new ways to engage with the public having been closed (then open, then closed) over the past two years. … More OTF Supports Virtual Programming at Museum of Health Care
We will also be opening the Museum for drop-in visits throughout the March Break. Stop by for a walk through the galleries to complete our Lego mini-figure scavenger hunt! … More Museum of Health Care Opens for March of the Museums 2022
The Museum of Health Care at Kingston is encouraging all families and stuffy lovers to join in on the fun of this full day, virtual adventure to be held on Family Day, Monday February 21, 2022, 9:00am-4:00pm … More Teddy Bear Hospital Virtual Family Day Event
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday, the giving community comes together for GivingTuesday. Learn more at www.givingtuesday.ca. … More It’s GivingTuesday and today your donation counts more than ever!
On Tuesday, November 16th the Museum of Health Care was pleased to host a virtual event celebrating the 125th anniversary of the arrival of x-ray technology in Kingston.
Presented by the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the presentation included a history of x-ray technology from 1896 to present. … More Museum hosts event celebrating the 125th anniversary of arrival of x-rays in Kingston
In partnership with Kingston Health Science Centre’s Department of Diagnostic Radiology, the Museum of Health Care is hosting a virtual talk and in-person museum tours to celebrate the arrival of the x-ray in Kingston 125 year ago. Zoom Event Museum Tours The Museum will be conducting in-person tours and will have special displays of historic … More Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the arrival of the x-ray in Kingston
Savannah Sewell (MARF 2021) presented the results of her project, in which she endeavored to create a holistic and human narrative focused account of the lived experience of COVID-19. Savannah spoke to the hurdles and highlights of her experience in amassing a foundational COVID-19 Collection for the Museum of Health Care, and offered examples of the artifacts and narratives collected. … More The Lived Experience of COVID-19 in Canada presentation recording available
This Doors Open event features two types of tours – outdoor walking tour and a special inside tour peeking at the galleries and the collections rooms! All tours are FREE to the public. … More The Museum Doors Open for Doors Open Kingston 2021
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 story of establishment of one of Canada’s oldest public hospitals, Kingston General Hospital, is one 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 history. … More “Sick City” Outdoor Guided Tour Tickets Now on Sale