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Curious Cures - Doctors, Druggists Home Remedies

Arts & Culture Festivals Music Performing Arts Special Events Sports 2011/2012 Festival & Events Guide Category . Arts & Culture Curious Cures: Doctors, Druggists a Home Remedies November 01, 2011 to March 18, 2012 Presented By . Dundas Historical Museum Until March 18, 2012 This exhibit is for the whole family, with lots to see, touch and smell! In Dundas long ago, when people were sick they turned to tried-and- true family remedies, patent cures dispensed by the druggist, or the advice of a local doctor. The Victorian era 1837-1901 saw the discovery of bacteria as the main cause of many deadly illnesses and this breakthrough brought monumental change, nearly overnight, to the way sickness and disease were treated. Explore the development of modern medicine, the contemporary pharmacy and the role herbal remedies played then and now you can even stop in for a quick visit with The Good Doctor a custom animation created for this exhibit! . View all events for Dundas Historical Museum .. Event Details. Location: Hamilton, Ontario