Banting House NHSC

A National Historic Site of Canada

A (graphic) novel approach: the Banting biography as you’ve never seen it before!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you were written into a comic book? What would you do if you found a comic book featuring one of … Continue reading

08/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: the restoration project

Recently, you may have noticed that the front of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada has been covered in scaffolding and tarp. People are running back and forth. In … Continue reading

18/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: first day in collections management

If you’ve ever received a tour of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, you’ll know that the historic house has both a ground floor, an upper floor (where Banting’s … Continue reading

13/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Your copy of The Flame is ready

At Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, we value keeping strong connections with our visitors, our partners, and our community, both local and global. We’re pleased to announce the … Continue reading

11/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: history matters

Almost a week ago, my Introduction to Museology class had the opportunity to visit Banting House National Historic Site of Canada as part of our learning about museums with vision. … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: Commemorative Integrity

In my classes at Western this week, we have been learning about the concept of “commemorative integrity.” This concept was defined specifically by Parks Canada for National Historic Sites like … Continue reading

28/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Understanding Dr. Banting’s Hypothesis: Part II

Introduction In our previous post we introduced Dr. Banting’s 25-word hypothesis and looked at the gross anatomy of the digestive system, the microscopic structure of the pancreas (e.g. acini, islets … Continue reading

23/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: working with artifacts

On most days at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, I am involved in the exhibit design, graphic design or public relations aspects of museum work. All of these … Continue reading

14/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: online adventures in 2014

Happy New Year all! I’m happy to say that despite the ice storms, snow squalls, and bitterly cold weather, I have made it safely back to London. The start of … Continue reading

07/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes: My last post of the year

It’s time for me to say goodbye to all of you as I head home for the holidays (home being Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). Banting House will still be open … Continue reading

10/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Contact Information and Hours

Banting House is located in London, Ontario at 442 Adelaide Street North. We are open to the public from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Tuesday through Saturday. We offer some facility rental options.
For more information, please contact: banting@diabetes.ca or view our page at the Canadian Diabetes Association website:
http://www.diabetes.ca/about-us/who/banting-house/

This site is for discussion purposes only and does not represent the official views of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. Any views expressed on this website are those of the individual post author only. Banting House National Historic Site of Canada accepts no liability for the content of this site.

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