As per provincial guidelines Banting House National Historic Site is currently closed.
Thank you to all for you continuing support. We will be monitoring the situation and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we are able to!
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Discovery of Insulin Heritage Minute
About Banting House NHS
Under the stewardship of Diabetes Canada, Banting House National Historic Site of Canada creates public awareness and understanding of the national historic significance of Sir Frederick Banting and preserves the commemorative integrity of Banting House, the birthplace of insulin, for the benefit of the people of Canada.
The museum celebrates not only a great Canadian discovery, but the life and career of Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941). Come celebrate the most important Canadian medical discovery of the twentieth century and experience the life of the man you thought you knew.
Plan Your Visit
Planning to visit us? Check out the Plan Your Visit page to learn more about Banting House NHS, our hours, admission fees and directions!
Have a question? Check our FAQ page to see if it has been answered!
Exhibits and Events
Throughout the year Banting House NHS hosts a variety of events including a World Diabetes Day celebration, Doors Open, and more!
We also have a variety of exhibits both in-person and online for visitors to explore.
Check out our Upcoming Events page to stay up to date on future exhibits and events.
Banting House NHS has a variety of programs available throughout the year. Check out our Programming page to learn more.
You can also visit our Games Room for fun and interactive games that showcase Banting House NHS and its collections!
For more information on how you can help support Banting House NHS check out our Support Us page.
Banting House NHS has a small gift shop selling a variety of items ranging from prints of Dr. Banting’s artwork to biographies on Dr. Banting and Banting House and Diabetes related novelty items! Check out all our items on our Gift Shop page.