The birthplace of renowned Canadian surgeon, inventor and humanitarian.
Tour a picturesque Victorian-era home and modern Visitor Centre to view medical artefacts, personal diaries, engaging multimedia presentations and gifts from international visitors.
Try your hand at being a stretcher bearer and learn about the medical heroes of the First World War.
- Guided Tour
- National Historic Site
- Wheelchair Access
Norman Bethune may be the only Canadian to have served in all three military branches during World War One.
His name is the most well-known in China of any foreigner, owing to generations learning of his development of mobile surgical units there during war time. So he became famous to over a billion people, after just 22 months in their service.
235 John Street North, Gravenhurst, ON, Canada