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Eldon House

481 Ridout St. North, London, Ontario N6A 2P8, Canada
+1 519-661-5169
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Christmas Re-Visited

Eldon House is a treat to visit at any time of the year but my favorite time is Christmas. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
deltlover
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London, Canada
A TRUE FIND

Thi is an amazing piece of Ontario history. If you meet Andrew you will never forget the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
zemkes
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Built in 1834, the oldest surviving home in London contains heirlooms and furnishings that belonged to the original owners, Captain John and Amelia Harris.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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481 Ridout St. North, London, Ontario N6A 2P8, Canada
Central London
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481 Ridout St. North, London, Ontario N6A 2P8, Canada
+1 519-661-5169
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eldon House is a treat to visit at any time of the year but my favorite time is Christmas. The house and the yard are decorated as they would have been when the house was occupied by the Harris family. It's so refreshing to see...More

Thank deltlover
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Thi is an amazing piece of Ontario history. If you meet Andrew you will never forget the experience. We were enraptureds by the story of this site. What an interesting lesson of the early years in Ontario. Try it you will like it.

Thank zemkes
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There wasn't a stuffed teddy bear in the house. There was No one to answer my email or telephone questions. Disappointing, yet we made it somewhat fun with the help of a couple of entertainers, tasty ice cream, and in-house goodies made in a healthy...More

Thank detigoronto19bj
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent collection of local historic material managed by pleasant, committed staff. Woefully underfunded and should receive substantially more and more affirmative local financial support.

Thank asteryx2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I last visited Eldon House when we were dating forty years ago. We returned to-day and very much enjoyed the visit. Admission is by donation, with $5 suggested. The docent was helpful and knowledgeable. There are parts of the house that were...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

we visited this house and what a surprise! I love history and this house delivers. furnitures, decor, kitchen, wallpaper, bedroom and the guides are very informative that even my son who hates sightseeing got interested with the house history and ask a lot of questions.......More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

was under construction when we were there but we were still allow to look around and enjoyed some of the different facts that we read about. allow about one hour and if the weather is nice I think that the gardens would e nice to...More

Thank Lois R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have visited a couple of times. The first was a "behind the ropes" tour. The guided tour was very informative. Taking back stairways and trekking into the basement, really helped one to feel aspects of life as it once was. Our second visit we...More

Thank Colleen N Danie... B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Eldon House is the oldest residence in London, Ontario and has been preserved for the public's viewing pleasure. I visited on a field trip with my daughter's class and we were treated to a very knowledgeable guide, who brought the past alive for the kids....More

Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Eldon House is a wonderful example of a home of a family of standing with money, that loved to travel. Built in 1835 and lived In by 4 generations, it was eventually donated to the city...land, buildings and contents. Loved that the contents all belonged...More

Thank Debra13
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