Designated a national historic site of Canada, Dispensaire de la Garde de La Corne instantly whisks the visitors to the time of colony nurses. Learn about Gertrude Duchemin, who spent 40 years of her life being a nurse, midwife, administrator and sometimes veterinary. Find out more about the opening of yesteryear’s health clinics, the social role played by these nurses, their professional and personal life, and the evolution of Québec’s health system.
Member of the Réseau muséal de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue: (reseaumuseal-at.ca) Member of the Fédération québécoise de camping et de caravaning Nearby attractions and facilities: two campgrounds, municipal park with water fountain and games; ornithological paths; large parking area; restaurant; picnic area; and religious heritage site.
|Average visit duration:||1 h 15|
|Pricing:||Other rates available.|
|Opening hours:||Guided tours from June 24 to September 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Remainder of the year: groups of 10 persons or more. Reservation required.|
|Full access to persons with reduced mobility:||Yes|