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Banting House National Historic Site

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From the moment you enter the Banting House National Historic Site, you realize that you are about... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Robert A

This was a very great surprise. The gentleman who gave us a one hour tour was soooo well informed... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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442 Adelaide St N, London, Ontario N6B 3H8, Canada
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+1 519-673-1752
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

From the moment you enter the Banting House National Historic Site, you realize that you are about to embark on a fabulous journey to learn not only about the discovery of insulin but about Dr. Banting the man, the researcher, the war hero, the artist,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

This was a very great surprise. The gentleman who gave us a one hour tour was soooo well informed it was unbelievable.He made the history come alive . As a former RN it was very interesting to hear of all the struggles Banting had to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Frederick Banting began training as a doctor in Toronto just prior to World War One. As the war began, the demand for doctors in the military increased, and his class was accelerated to get him and his classmates into the field as quickly as possible....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I learned so much about how the insulin was created and the life of banting, super informative and eye opening place in london

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

An excellent site for a tribute to the discoverer of insulin. It's a small museum but loaded with interesting facts about Banting's life and his discoveries. And, the people who run it are really nice and informative.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

This was a worthwhile short stop in London. We spent not quite an hour there due to our own time constraint. The guide was well informed and interesting. The house and furnishings are more of a representation of how life was lived but to me...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Spent. The afternoon learning about Mr. Banging. Learned a lot about this wise gentleman and how he discovered insulin. If you know someone who needs it you must hear the story about it's discovery.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We were impressed by the tour given by the curator of the museum. It was very educational, entertaining, and sentimental. He had great stories he told us about Banting and his life. His storytelling even made me tear up and caused my emotions to surface....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Enjoyed learning more about Banting as the person he was and not just the inventor of insulin.He was also an accomplished painter.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Packed full of memorabilia in a small museum. We learned so much about this incredible doctor and his discovery. He had many other talents and interests. Fascinating story. He did so much in such a short lifetime. The grounds of the museum are impressive too....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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