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Banting and the Second World War

Frederick Banting’s contributions to Canada’s military during the First World War are fairly well known. As a battalion medical officer he was a recipient of the Military Cross, the second … Continue reading

15/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Summer has Started at Banting House!

Working at a smaller museum can pose its own unique challenges, but it also allows for great opportunities. For the next two weeks our curator, Grant, is taking a well-deserved … Continue reading

08/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Banting’s Unpublished Memoirs: In His Own Words

Since Frederick Banting’s death in 1941, there has been an abundance of published work on his life. Beginning with comic books like World Famous Heroes only a few months after … Continue reading

02/07/2016 · 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes: Banting and Friends VIII!

Here at Banting House there’s always something going on, and this year, I began my job with a baptism by fire. On June 16, we held our sole annual fundraising … Continue reading

24/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Back at Banting House!

Hello all! My name is Kylie Smith, and I will be the student intern at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada this summer. For some of you, my name … Continue reading

20/05/2016 · 1 Comment

“Moment of Inspiration”

My first experience with the Banting House came after I elected to commit my senior year “community-based learning” project to creating something in order to help Banting House National Historic … Continue reading

13/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Banting’s Books for World Book Day

For World Book day, we thought we would dig up one of Banting’s books. Although there are many to choose from, his Fellowship Examination Papers booklet can provide some inspiration. … Continue reading

04/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Uncovering Banting’s Last Moments

Sir Frederick Banting is known for saving the lives of countless diabetes patients through his discovery of insulin. However, the mystery which surrounds his death challenges the story of his … Continue reading

08/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Final Week at Banting House

Las week was my final week as the graduate research assistant of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, and I can’t believe how quickly the time has flown by. … Continue reading

14/12/2015 · Leave a comment

Banting and Best (and Macleod and Collip)

 After Frederick Banting came up with the idea for insulin, he moved back to Toronto to develop it, as the University of Western did not have the facilities at the … Continue reading

06/12/2015 · 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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