Banting House NHSC

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

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

A Generous Donation from the London Police Service

Today at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada we were lucky to receive a donation to the collection from the London Police Service. The London Police Service had found … Continue reading

16/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Giving Objects Meaning

When is a chair more than a chair? What good is a graduated cylinder outside of a science lab? Using objects is a great way to build stories in museums. … Continue reading

28/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes: Tours and Artifacts

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you’re excited for the weekend – I am! This week I’ve been really busy. When I started at Banting House NHSC, I thought that some … Continue reading

11/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: first day in collections management

If you’ve ever received a tour of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, you’ll know that the historic house has both a ground floor, an upper floor (where Banting’s … Continue reading

13/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: history matters

Almost a week ago, my Introduction to Museology class had the opportunity to visit Banting House National Historic Site of Canada as part of our learning about museums with vision. … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: Commemorative Integrity

In my classes at Western this week, we have been learning about the concept of “commemorative integrity.” This concept was defined specifically by Parks Canada for National Historic Sites like … Continue reading

28/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: working with artifacts

On most days at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, I am involved in the exhibit design, graphic design or public relations aspects of museum work. All of these … Continue reading

14/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: teamwork

What comes to your mind when you think of work at a museum? Do you picture someone giving tours to a group of people? Maybe a curator busy acquiring items … Continue reading

28/10/2013 · 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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