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Banting House National Historic Site

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442 Adelaide St N, London, Ontario N6B 3H8, Canada
+1 519-673-1752
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interesting place

We went to the Banting house museum to mark our child's 1 year diaversary. We toured the museum... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
babagnonsh27
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Hamilton, Canada
Touching and Informative

I was so pleased by how kind and helpful the staff were! One of the nicest museums I've ever... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Carrie M
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442 Adelaide St N, London, Ontario N6B 3H8, Canada
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We went to the Banting house museum to mark our child's 1 year diaversary. We toured the museum with Grant, who can tell you anything you need to know!! We also got to see our son'd brick that was made, that will be put in...More

Thank babagnonsh27
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was so pleased by how kind and helpful the staff were! One of the nicest museums I've ever visited. Although small, it's packed with information about Banting's life, the house and diabetes so you can easily spend ages in every room! Really recommend giving...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was so looking forward to seeing Banting House. The history, the art, the architecture, and the magic of a true renaissance man. So disappointing. The original medical office and Banting's bedroom are well presented and fascinating to view. Through the other rooms there are...More

Thank Eunice1968
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The volunteers and staff are very accommodating. I took a class of 32 adult learners who I prepped beforehand so they were ready to ask good questions and understood what was going on.

2  Thank NANCYCAREY
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went there because my daughter had a school project. We have been there before just to expand our general knowledge. The guide was really nice and she understood why we were there and helped us a lot. We could also purchase some stuff she...More

Thank chubchub2013
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a fascinating place where Banting lived when he had the idea which led to the discovery of insulin. It houses the story of a fascinating and multitalented man whose ideas led to his Nobel Prize.His other achievements are described and the story of...More

Thank jenn1_13
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Very informative tour of the building where Dr. Banting spent his early days and came up with medical breakthroughs.

Thank Sid R
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Took the kids along to this museum. As a diabetic it was a special trip for me. Both kids (ages 7 & 10) enjoyed it just as much as I did. Had no idea that Dr. Banting was so accomplished in other areas then medicine...More

2  Thank gruton
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Something very special happened here. Diabetes is a growing issue for all of us. What Banting achieved was outstanding, millions are alive today and contributing as they can. This house speaks to us and what it is saying goes beyond what was achieved and goes...More

Thank pwohara
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I'm diabetic but I had no idea who discovered the process in developing insulin. This is the home where Dr. Frances Banting (Sir Frances) did much of his work in discovering insulin. Our tour guide did an excellent job in providing insights and explanations into...More

Thank tiggerthehun
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