Fetch the doctor!

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Featuring intriguing and sometimes disturbing surgical equipment and killer pills, this exhibition will leave you thankful for modern medical advancements.

Explore the grim yet fascinating medical history of people living and holidaying on Bribie Island in the early 1900s. Uncover the challenges of getting to a doctor, the popular yet toxic potions people used, and some of the life and death decisions made.

Image credit: Part of procession carnival in Caboolture (detail), c1920s. Moreton Bay Region Libraries.

*Museum is open Wed–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat–Sun 10am–3pm

When

  • Friday, 18 February 2022 - Sunday, 15 May 2022

Location

Bribie Island Seaside Museum, 1 South Esplanade, Bongaree 4507  View map

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