Banting House NHSC

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

Banting The Painter

One of the main things I didn’t know about Frederick Banting before coming here was that he was a painter, along with being a doctor and researcher.  Here at Banting … Continue reading

29/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Lady Banting

Frederick Banting had a number of women in his life, and was married twice, first to Marion Robertson and later to Henrietta Ball. Banting was also engaged to Edith Roach in … Continue reading

21/11/2015 · Leave a comment

World Diabetes Day

Today is World Diabetes Day, and also the birthday of Frederick Banting. World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on the 14th of November (chosen to honour the significance of Banting’s discovery),  and serves … Continue reading

14/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Banting In The Military

Frederick Banting’s scientific discovery and research are widely known and celebrated, but other aspects of his life remain less known.  One part of his life that is often overlooked is his … Continue reading

08/11/2015 · 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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