Helmcken House, Victoria

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Helmcken House is a museum in Victoria, British Columbia, located in Thunderbird Park. It was built by Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken, the first doctor in Victoria, in 1852, a surgeon with the Hudson's Bay Company. It is one of the oldest houses in British Columbia. Some interesting items on display include his medical kit.
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  • This historic house is nicely set in behind the Thunderbird park. So this makes it an ideal place for a picnic or just a casual stroll through the gardens, it is part of the BC Museum.  more »
  • Enjoyed the side trip on the same ticket as Royal museum. Hands on....invited to touch the exhibits in the 100 plus year old Dr. Helmcken's family home.recommended  more »
  • Just a small little peace of history to be appreciated in an out of the way spot. I do believe there still might be a llecture that still takes place inside telling the details and history about the p...  more »

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