Welcome to the birthplace of an international hero. During the early 20th century, Dr. Norman Bethune became a medical pioneer, advocate for Canada’s universal health care system and revered Chinese cultural icon. Take a tour of Bethune Memorial House, a charming Victorian-era home set on a manicured property alongside an informative Visitor Centre, and immerse in an incredible legacy of accomplishment that strengthens the bond between nations to this day.
Hours of operation
September 7 to October 31 2021
Open Thursdays through Mondays (closed Tuesday and Wednesday)
10 am to 4 pm
Visitor center, historic grounds of the site, First World War Trench and several outdoor exhibits.
Limited access to the historic house and guided tour by reservation only.
Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
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