Banting House NHSC

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

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

Fun Facts about the Flame of Hope!

This week, I’ve spent a lot of time learning everything there is to know about the Flame of Hope, and I finally finished the Wikipedia article I’ve been creating for … Continue reading

08/08/2014 · 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: 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

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: getting ready for Christmas!

Today is December 5th, and for those of you who like countdowns, that means it’s only 20 days until Christmas! Every museum has its own arrangements for the Christmas holidays. … Continue reading

05/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Thank you for a great World Diabetes Day!

Good morning everyone. This week I want to extend a huge thank you to all the visitors who didn’t let the cold weather stop them from celebrating World Diabetes Day … Continue reading

18/11/2013 · Leave a comment

10 days to go!

Only 10 days left until Banting House National Historic Site of Canada starts its World Diabetes Day celebrations! We’re very excited about our plans for the evening, and we hope … Continue reading

04/11/2013 · Leave a comment

Behind the scenes: exhibit design

Good morning everyone. I hope you all enjoyed the (Canadian) Thanksgiving holiday! Now that the holiday is over and I’m back to work at Banting House National Historic Site of … Continue reading

16/10/2013 · 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.
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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