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Fetch the doctor! | Bribie Island
18 February - 15 May
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 Bribie Island Seaside Museum, explores 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 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, 18 February – Sunday, 15 May 2022
- Bribie Island Seaside Museum, 1 South Esplanade, Bongaree 4507