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Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site

235 John St N, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1G4, Canada
+1 705-687-4261
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Such history in Gravenhurst - the doorway to the Muskoka's

I attended a family gathering in Gravenhurst recently to watch my husband run the Pan Am Torch... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Suzie-art
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Toronto, Canada
Canadian Tax dollars well spent on this amazing legacy.

A historical venue dedicated to a great Canadian that influenced and helped people from Spain and... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
HMah
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Toronto, Canada
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235 John St N, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1G4, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I attended a family gathering in Gravenhurst recently to watch my husband run the Pan Am Torch Relay in his hometown! I learned a lot and one of the things I learned was how important Mr. Bethune was. A scholar in medicine, an inventor and...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

A historical venue dedicated to a great Canadian that influenced and helped people from Spain and China. Worth dropping by to see how anyone with a great skill can help and save anyone anywhere in the world. Bethune was ahead of his time in the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Learning about Dr. Bethune and how he helped the Chinese with very little medical aids was very interesting.

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went through the Bethune Memorial this summer after several years of having a cottage nearby. I can't believe that we never knew this was here. It is truly educational and an excellent tribute to a controversial yet significant Canadian. If you are ever in...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Canada and China are great friends and this historic site celebrates that fact as well as the life of the Canadian doctor who has been held up to generations of Chinese people as a hero who should be emulated. The beautiful Victorian house where Bethune...More

1  Thank Martin A
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

As a proud Canadian plus having the honor of having lived in China and adopting a Chinese daughter this was her history lesson She was amazed at this fact and will not forget how this doctor helped China Great attraction and a must for families...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

What a thorough tale of the life of a iconic man. Well done!! The modern museum linked with the home are a real treat

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

It was closed when we visited but we were able to get a lot of info from the plaques outside the museum and his home. He developed the first mobile blood transfusions in WW1 and then was the only doctor for 13 million people in...More

1  Thank MIAMISHEILA
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Thousands of people travel from China to see the Bethune House every year. A visitors' centre has been added to the attraction. Bethune is on the list of top 50 Canadians in history and he still has a place in the hearts of around a...More

2  Thank Martin A
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Enjoyed the visit to Betune's childhood home. Well maintained and furnished with items from that period. Museum has interesting information on his life. Staff very friendly and informative. Worth a visit.

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