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Owen Sound

Owen Sound Visitor Information Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Worth dropping in if you can find a time they are open

This is a great visitors centre as they are in an old train station. I found the hours were limited... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
New York City, New York
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
Owen Sound, Canada
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Jun 4, 2019
“walk by”
Aug 13, 2018
“Worth dropping in if you can find a time they are open”
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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
1155 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 4K8, Canada
+1 519-371-9833
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

friendly staff. for us, it's in our neighbourhood. Haven't stopped by yet this year but we will. Lots of good information and recommendations.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a great visitors centre as they are in an old train station. I found the hours were limited so they were usually closed when I went by and when I did eventually get in I had hoped for more train artifacts (they had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rob S
Reviewed October 17, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rnr636
Reviewed October 2, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mindenmaiden
Reviewed September 27, 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank travelling-man38
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dalfredg
Reviewed July 13, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank twistedtippy
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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank WandaWestover
Reviewed September 25, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John V
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