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Owen Sound Visitor Information Centre

1155 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
+1 519-371-9833
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Does its job

This is what the name describes , an information centre, clean area and well informed people make... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Rob S
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Owen Sound, Canada
Lots of info

We missed getting into the Visitor Centre as they are only open from May 20 to October 8th. It is... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
rnr636
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Elora, Canada
via mobile
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Owen Sound operates a four-season, full-service Visitor Information Centre on the waterfront, housed in a historic railways depot at 1155 1st Ave. West, Owen Sound. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will help with all your visitor needs, from maps and guides to souvenirs and trip planning.
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Nov 15, 2017
“Does its job”
Oct 17, 2017
“Lots of info”
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1155 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is what the name describes , an information centre, clean area and well informed people make the experience friendly.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We missed getting into the Visitor Centre as they are only open from May 20 to October 8th. It is open 7 days from 10 to 4 during that season. And in the off season it is open by appointment. Lots of free parking and...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

a small but interesting museum with helpful staff .Learn about shipping and boats of the area in early century.

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Very helpful staff. Good position. Washrooms disappointing as they had an unpleasant odour. No other comment

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

This is a busy time for centre as the Salmon Spectacular is on. You might want to read up on Owen Sound even before you visit because limited cross town arteries make downtown intersection congested.

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I was in town for the Rubber Duck. I hadn't been to Owen Sound since I was little. I had a chat with the ladies inside who could tell me more about the area and pointed me in the direction of some pamphlets. If you're...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016

For all tourist in the area this is a must stop shop! They have everything there to plan your entire trip. From information on local spots to coupons and discounts! Everyone who is visiting Owen Sound and area should start their trip by stoping in...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

The information Center has all the information and maps of all the local events and places to see. Take a half hour to ask questions an plan your day.

Thank John V
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Had a great chat with the ladies at the center. They showed us maps of assorted places we would be interested in. Gave us ideal times to visit different places etc. Great Service

Thank cb2girl
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

It will cost a you a few bucks to enter the museum portion, but the staff are all very friendly and can answer any question about the area. We frequently quiz them when trying to figure out what to do for the day and are...More

Thank R M
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