Fetch the doctor! | Pine Rivers
15 July - 3 October
Have you ever had a vaccine? Taken antibiotics? Been operated on by a robot? We rely on modern medicine to keep us alive and well, but what did survival look like 100 years ago?
Fetch the doctor! a FREE exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, explores the grim yet fascinating medical history of pioneers of the local Pine Rivers region. Uncover the challenges of getting to a doctor; the popular potions which proved toxic; and the life and death choices that had to be made.
Featuring intriguing and sometimes disturbing surgical equipment, killer pills and medical misadventure, Fetch the doctor! will leave you thankful for modern medical advancements.
- Friday, 11 June 2021 – Sunday, 3 October 2021
- Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, Old Petrie Town, 901 – 949 Dayboro Road, Whiteside 4503