Billy Bishop

Billy Bishop Museum is a non-profit organization committed to preserving local history, including the childhood home of Victoria Cross recipient William Avery “Billy” Bishop. The Museum seeks to engage our community by connecting local stories to the Canadian war experience and broader currents of global history. 

To learn more visit our dedicated website here:




Museum News


We are OPEN please call to book your time slot: Tuesday - Friday, 12 to 4 pm. 

Please call in advance as space is limited appointments at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. 


Admission is $5/per person, children under the age of 18 are free with a parent.

Payment in advance is appreciated!  The gift shop is open! 

Please be advised that parking on 3rd Avenue West between 10th Street and 8th Street has been eliminated while the bridge is under construction.



Visit our Events page here:






Liberation Spring: 75 Years of Peace

Celebrating the Seasons in Victorian Fashion 

Visit our Exhibits page

Thank you to our sponsors and community supporters!

  • Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities

  • Government of Canada

  • Province of Ontario

  • City of Owen Sound

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Best Western, Inn on the Bay
  • DC Taylor Jewelers
  • Todd & Associates Private Wealth Management
  • Best Western - Inn on the Bay
  • Bayshore Broadcasting Mix 106.5 and Country 93
  • Decor & More by Rhonda Kirk
  • Shelley McMcillian, Sutton Sound Realty Inc. Brokerage
  • Seasons Owen Sound
  • Owen Sound Royal Canadian Legion Br. #6
  • Veterans Affairs

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