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Billy Bishop Home & Museum

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Hidden gem frozen in time

Great example of a Victorian home & overflowing with history about our local hero Billy Bishop... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Eamon F
Owen Sound, Canada
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Ghost walk - ok

Visited the museum and did the evening ghost walk. The museum is quite interesting. The Ghost... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Linda C
Owen Sound, Canada
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948 3rd Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4P6, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Visited the museum and did the evening ghost walk. The museum is quite interesting. The Ghost walk was ok. It was run by summer students reading a printed script.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Great example of a Victorian home & overflowing with history about our local hero Billy Bishop. Lots of interesting exhibits on each floor. Also Christmas is a good time to visit as is is decorated in period style.

Thank Eamon F
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn an amazing piece of history,and about WWI 'ace' pilot in particular, then definitely check this out. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had long wanted to visit Billy's home and I was not disappointed. The home itself is quite lovely, the exhibits are well presented and the young staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit.

1  Thank Spanishliz
Reviewed 21 June 2017

In the house where Billie Bishop was born and raised, the exhibit included photos, original furniture, many airplane models, all well-described.

Thank Errol P
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this house while staying near Kemble and found it very interesting and well worth a visit. The young girl who took us around the house was very well informed.

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Self guided tour. Lots of information available for who are able to read and have the attention span. Staff willing to tell short stories that were amusing!

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There are stories that this home holds a lot of character and could be perhaps haunted. Regardless it is eventuful to venture through the home and learn all about Billy Bishop and what he did.

Thank WandaWestover
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Excellent museum, entering the house is like stepping back in time. I am definitely going back for the Christmas special they do every year

Thank Eamon F
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Located on a street with other homes, it has no parking lot, but free street parking is available. Admission was $5, which includes a small booklet. The tour is self-guided. Lots of excellent information and photographs are provided in what was his childhood home.

1  Thank Gla_Rangers
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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.