The health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff continue to be our utmost priority. For that reason, we will be open only by scheduled appointment 10:00 am to 3:30 pm   seven days/week. Group sizes will be limited by COVID health regulations. Masks are required.

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During the period of closure from March 2020 to September 2020 we have developed more information content, new exhibits for the farmhouse and our COVID-19 response plan in line with advice from health authorities.

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We invite you to visit our Diabetes Management and Education Centre in Alliston
Ontario, Canada at the Banting Homestead Heritage Park, the historic birthplace of
Sir Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin and Canada’s first Nobel Laureate.

All activities are free of charge except for commercial photography and videography sessions [please see note below] Donations are welcome.

  • Exhibit buildings are open to all 7 days/week but only by scheduled appointment.
  • Banting Legacy walking trail, exercise equipment, exterior information exhibits and picnic area are available to all daily from dawn to dusk

To schedule a visit contact or call 705-435-0111

ATTENTION Commercial Photographers, Film Makers and Videographers

The Banting Homestead Heritage Park (BHHP) is an historic site of national interest and the site of the Sir Frederick Banting Legacy Foundation (SFBLF) Diabetes Management and Education Centre (DMEC). In addition to a wide array of scheduled educational programs, the site offers a range of excellent film, video and photographic opportunities. SFBLF requires all commercial groups to protect the commemorative integrity of the site while ensuring visitors and program participants are not impacted.

Site Location: 5116 Sir Frederick Banting Road, Alliston, ON, Canada, L9R 1V2
Barrier-free access and ample free parking.