Banting House NHSC

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

Banting’s Bed

This week I’ve been cataloging some of the items that belonged to Sir Frederick Banting when he lived at 442 Adelaide Street, now known as Banting House National Historic Site of … Continue reading

20/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Coding at a History Museum?

Banting House National Historic Site of Canada has started to prepare for the upcoming Banting and Friends VII event which will take place on Thursday, June 11. Banting & Friends is the sole fundraising event … Continue reading

13/03/2015 · Leave a comment

The Power of Photographs

A few weeks ago, I talked about the Landscaping Project we’ve been working on at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. I mentioned how we were using old photographs to help … Continue reading

06/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Banting Remembered: 74 Years Later

Last Saturday marked the 74th anniversary of Sir Frederick G. Banting’s death. Banting was working for the Canadian military during the Second World War as a biological and chemical warfare researcher for the National Research … Continue reading

27/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Banting House NHSC Wins the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario and Heritage London Foundation’s Built Heritage Award!

Last night Banting House NHSC received the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (London Region) and the Heritage London Foundation’s Built Heritage Award for 2015. It was presented for the major restoration work that … Continue reading

20/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Sir Frederick Banting’s Personal Life

Lately there have been a few visitors asking about Sir Frederick Banting’s personal life and if he ever married. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s a perfect time … Continue reading

13/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Authenticity and Landscaping at Banting House

As part of the ongoing restoration process at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, we are starting to plan the landscaping at the front of the house for the … Continue reading

06/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Talking about Commemorative Integrity at Banting House

Last night, the Introduction to Museology class I’m in at Western University visited Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. We discussed how the Commemorative Integrity Statement for the site … Continue reading

30/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Banting and His Art

The majority of people know Sir Frederick Banting as one of the co-discoverers of insulin, but there was a lot more to Banting than his work in medicine. Banting was also an … Continue reading

23/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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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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