Banting House NHSC

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

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

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: My Last Day at Banting House

Well, here we are – Saturday, August 30, my last day working at Banting House. I went from a very messy office full of other people’s work, to a mildly … Continue reading

30/08/2014 · Leave a comment

King for a Day, more accurately: Temporary Museum Caretaker

As my experience as Summer Intern here at Banting House comes to its close (with only two weeks more until September), I’m starting my second-biggest challenge of all – Grant … Continue reading

16/08/2014 · 2 Comments

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

Behind the scenes: Goodbye Banting House

On this rainy day, I’m glad to be sitting in my office at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. Things are moving forward as usual. Construction is wrapping up … Continue reading

29/04/2014 · Leave a comment

A (graphic) novel approach: the Banting biography as you’ve never seen it before!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you were written into a comic book? What would you do if you found a comic book featuring one of … Continue reading

08/04/2014 · 1 Comment

Behind the scenes: the restoration project

Recently, you may have noticed that the front of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada has been covered in scaffolding and tarp. People are running back and forth. In … Continue reading

18/03/2014 · 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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