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Billy Bishop Home & Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Rich In History of a Canadian Hero

Truly enjoyed every room & every floor of exhibits for one of Canada's best loved heroes... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Interesting history

Staffed by trained volunteers who know their history and make the tour more interesting. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2015
Jane S
Toronto, Canada
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23 Dec 2017
“Hidden gem frozen in time”
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948 3rd Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4P6, Canada
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Lots of interesting history in Billy Bishop's home. The staff were very accommodating. Medals, paintings, pictures, furniture and all from the original home. Loved that they included something on the Dieppe Raid, which my uncle was part of. He lived until 1980 and wouldn't say...More

1  Thank malward2002
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Truly enjoyed every room & every floor of exhibits for one of Canada's best loved heroes. Beautifully displayed and maintained and rich in history.

1  Thank ThisIsMyCanada
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Staffed by trained volunteers who know their history and make the tour more interesting. Not handicapped accessible.

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Being from the states I have never heard of billy bishop, but the house and displays are very informative. Admission by donation. You will learn something from this visit.

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 22 April 2015

By my first hand experience of working at the museum for a summer, since I live in this town, I have to say that it is a great place to visit! We had many families who were travelling around Canada come in and take a...More

1  Thank Kara A
Reviewed 27 January 2015

The story of Billy Bishop is an interesting one because it also notes a time where Canada started to become it's own nation rather than just another one of Britain's Commonwealth children. We were strong enough finally to help take care of the family and...More

2  Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This stand alone house in Owen Sound, Ontario is a nice little tribute to a great Canadian WW1 hero. Although modest in appearance for this small house, one gets a sense of not only his contributions to war but as a person as well. Be...More

2  Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 28 May 2013

If in Owen Sound take some time to learn about one of truly great Canadian heroes. The guides know there stuff about Billy Bishop and are more than happy to share.

3  Thank John R
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Marcel L
15 January 2017|
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Response from Gla_Rangers | Reviewed this property |
I believe I recall seeing a wheelchair lift in the back room. This provides access to the main floor, but not sure about a lift to the top floor.