Banting House, London

Banting House, London (must see)

Banting House, also known as “The Birthplace of Insulin”, is a museum and home to the London branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association. In this house the discovery of insulin took place by Sir Frederick Banting in 1920. He lived in this house for 10 months. The museum features exhibitions related to Banting life. Here visitors can see interesting displays of numerous medals, Banting’s Memorial Cross, a copy of his Nobel Prize and many other prominent artifacts. There is also an excellent collection of paintings made by Banting and presented to the public.

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Sight Name: Banting House
Sight Location: London, Canada (See walking tours in London)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Similarly to its English “big brother”, Canadian London has its own St. Paul's Cathedral and Thames River. The city centre features an abundance of lush parks and greenways, including the prominent Victoria Park. Topping the list of the local museums is the Museum London, showcasing regional art and historical artifacts, while the Banting House is recognized worldwide as “The Birthplace...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles