Billy Bishop Home & Museum: Archives & National Historic Site

Discover history and heritage at the boyhood home of Canada’s famous flying ace and wartime hero, William Avery “Billy” Bishop. Find out about his amazing life and legacy as well as Canada’s military and aviation history. Experience a slice of Victorian lifestyle in this historic 19th Century home featuring original architectural details as well as Victorian-era gardens on the grounds.  Billy Bishop Home & Museum, located in Owen Sound, Ontario, was built in 1884 and showcases the Bishop family history.  It is also the boyhood home of Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED , the charismatic hero of the Great War.  An adventurous, mischievous, and restless spirit, Billy was driven to be the best in all he did.   Discover the home ...... Discover the hero.





Type: Historic Building | Specialized Collection