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Billy Bishop Home & Museum

948 3rd Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4P6, Canada
+1 519-371-0031
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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 December 23, 2017
Eamon F
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Owen Sound, Canada
via mobile
Definitely worth seeing,proud of Canadian WWI hero

If you want to learn an amazing piece of history,and about WWI 'ace' pilot in particular, then... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Jacqueline B
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Windsor, Canada
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948 3rd Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4P6, Canada
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Reviewed December 23, 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.

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Reviewed August 7, 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
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Reviewed July 15, 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.

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Reviewed June 21, 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
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Reviewed June 17, 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
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Reviewed March 19, 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
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Reviewed November 16, 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.

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Reviewed November 6, 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
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Reviewed August 25, 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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Reviewed August 16, 2016

This museum being in the Bishop home makes it really nice. There are plenty of original items in the home and some replicas of originals (to preserve the original item, like letters). But I was disappointed when I saw little signs saying the item I...More

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Marcel L
January 15, 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.
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