Banting House NHSC

Artifact Adventures

When visitors come to Banting House, they see everything as it should be – artifacts set neatly in gleaming exhibits, ready to be seen. However, as I discovered this morning, … Continue reading

31/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes – and Under the Main Floor – of Banting House!

Working at Banting House, I have slowly been exploring the mysteries of the museum. Hidden staircases, closets, and rooms are just some of the places I have discovered! However, the … Continue reading

24/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Taking the Lead at Banting House!

As a summer intern at Banting House, I have spent most of my time thus far learning the ropes – but this week, I am taking charge of the entire … Continue reading

17/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Week 3 at Banting House: International Experiences

Banting House often receives visitors from all over the world – it is a place of pilgrimage for those who have and those who research diabetes. Banting’s life and legacy … Continue reading

03/07/2015 · 2 Comments

The Paintings of Frederick Banting

Doctor Frederick Banting: Visionary scientist, researcher and… artist? Banting’s discovery of insulin came to define his life and career, and although it was his best-known accomplishment, it was certainly not … Continue reading

26/06/2015 · Leave a comment

My First Week at Banting House

Hello all! My name is Kylie Smith and this summer, I am the Special Events Assistant/Interpreter at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. As a history and anthropology student … Continue reading

19/06/2015 · Leave a comment

What Would You Save in a Fire?

A few weeks ago, Grant, the curator at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, came across an article that talked about what a museum would save in a fire. … Continue reading

02/05/2015 · Leave a comment

The End of My Research Assistantship at Banting House

My time at Banting House National Historic Site as a Research Assistant is coming to a close and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience this year. It’s been … Continue reading

24/04/2015 · Leave a comment

A Sneak Peak into the Collection at Banting House

The artifacts on display at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada make up only part of the museum’s collection. Sometimes artifacts are too fragile to be on display for long periods of … Continue reading

10/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Historical Research – Never a Dull Moment!

Conducting historical research is never straightforward. I’ve written before about our struggle to identify the vegetation that was outside of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada when Sir Frederick … Continue reading

27/03/2015 · Leave a comment

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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.
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