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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Banting House on Map

Sight Name: Banting House
Sight Location: London, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: London Museums Walking Tour   Downtown Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in London, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in London

Create Your Own Walk in London

Creating your own self-guided walk in London is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cultural Walk in London

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
London Places of Worship Tour

London Places of Worship Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
London Museums Walking Tour

London Museums Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km