Banting House NHSC

10 Things I Didn’t Know About Dr. Banting

In my last week at Banting House, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the things that I have learned while I was here and what … Continue reading

01/09/2017 · Leave a comment

The Visitors Make the Experience

As an emerging museum professional, my favorite place to be is in the collections. I enjoy working with old artifacts, examining them, treasuring them, and keeping them safe for years … Continue reading

24/08/2017 · Leave a comment

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

Miss Idaho and the Faces of Diabetes

This week, my attention was caught by something very inspirational in the news! Courageous Beauty Pageant contestant (now winner of the Miss Idaho title), Sierra Sandison, wore her insulin pump … Continue reading

02/08/2014 · Leave a comment

Banting & Friends VI

In last week’s post, “A Very Busy First Week,” I mentioned Banting & Friends VI, but I didn’t talk about it in detail. To be honest, even though I was … Continue reading

04/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes: A Very Busy First Week

My name is Siena McLachlan. I’m this summer’s Special Events Assistant/Interpretive Guide at Banting House NHSC. This is my first blog – I’ll be writing over the course of the summer … Continue reading

25/06/2014 · 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

Understanding Dr. Banting’s Hypothesis: Part II

Introduction In our previous post we introduced Dr. Banting’s 25-word hypothesis and looked at the gross anatomy of the digestive system, the microscopic structure of the pancreas (e.g. acini, islets … Continue reading

23/01/2014 · 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.
For more information, please contact: banting@diabetes.ca or view our page at the Canadian Diabetes Association website:
http://www.diabetes.ca/about-us/who/banting-house/

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