Banting House NHSC

What is Diabetes: A Museum with Meaning

In my first week as the new summer student at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, I was surprised by how little I knew about diabetes. I had a … Continue reading

11/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Saying Goodbye to Banting House

10 weeks from when I started, it’s hard to believe, but my time here at Banting House is almost over! The time has gone so quickly, I feel as though … Continue reading

26/08/2016 · Leave a comment

6 Degrees (or less!) of Separation: Personal Connections to Frederick Banting

Although Frederick Banting died 75 years ago, his life left an impact which is felt by millions of people all over the world today. While many have been touched by … Continue reading

19/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Banting’s Legacy: Insulin Innovations

Frederick Banting discovered insulin 95 years ago, and today, it is still the best treatment available for diabetes. However, modern types and methods of insulin production and distribution today are … Continue reading

12/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Global Guests at Banting House

Working at a museum allows for the opportunity to meet people from all over the world, and Banting House is no exception. If anything, it is one of the most … Continue reading

05/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Before Banting: Treatments for Diabetes in the Pre-Insulin Era

Frederick Banting came up with the idea which led to the discovery of insulin right here at Banting House in 1920. Although the idea of insulin was new, the effects … Continue reading

29/07/2016 · 1 Comment

Pokémon GO comes to Banting House!

It’s the craze that’s taking London, Ontario and the world by storm – Pokémon GO, the augmented reality app that allows players to collect and train Pokémon in their areas … Continue reading

22/07/2016 · Leave a comment

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Banting’s Unpublished Memoirs: In His Own Words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

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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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