Helmcken House, Victoria

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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  • When the Legislature and the Empress were being built, this building was already old! This old cabin takes us back to the fur trade days. Located east of the museum and adjacent Thunderbird Park, it's...  more »
  • 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 »
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