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Eldon House

481 Ridout St N, London, Ontario N6A 2P6, Canada
+1 519-661-5169
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Lovely Gardening And Lawn

I visited the Eldon house yesterday as I was in London. They really take great care of the place... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jsca777
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Windsor On
Great event

Went to catch a live theatrical event here (in the past) and had a really great time touring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gordtron
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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481 Ridout St N, London, Ontario N6A 2P6, Canada
Central London
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+1 519-661-5169
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"step back in time"
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"last century"
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"finger sandwiches"
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"piece of history"
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"preserved house"
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"self guided tour"
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"london ontario"
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"donation"
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"backyard"
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"wallpaper"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Eldon house yesterday as I was in London. They really take great care of the place. The guide was informative about the history and I really like the antique wallpaper.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to catch a live theatrical event here (in the past) and had a really great time touring through the house during a great performance. Will definitely be back for other activities.

Thank gordtron
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my daughter for Afternoon Tea for the first time. We absolutely loved it. We sat under the beautiful magnolia trees in the garden with wonderful tea, finger sandwiches and desserts while live music played in the background. It was absolutely lovely! We’ve already...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations to attend the strawberry tea. The cost was $35 each for my mother and myself and slightly less for my daughter. Unfortunately, due to a rainy morning, we were seated inside. We were promptly greeted and taken to our table. A volunteer...More

3  Thank mdc635
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We spent about an hour here. The guide was lovely and informative without being intrusive. The furniture and rooms were so gorgeous. It made me really think of what life for well off people looked like over 100 years ago. Well worth the visit and...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

As a Londoner, we often neglect our history and neglect this amazing preserved gem. I sincerely doubt there is anything like this home and living museum anywhere else in Canada. It is a perfect snapshot of family, history, time and life. The tour staff are...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

For the price of this tour, which is by donation, what you see and learn of this family and time period is worth the visit. Situated downtown, fully presented as the time period a century ago. Christmas is the time to go, fully decorated.

Thank NerinaNP
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Me and my wife took my 9 years old son there last week and we love it. Admissions is free and the recommended $5/adult is optional, but we think this amount is well deserved as they do need funding to keep the condition of the...More

1  Thank faijason
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Eldonhouse S, Museum Coordinator at Eldon House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate the positive feedback. We hope you and your family will come back in the summer months when the garden is open to explore.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

They didn’t ask us for a donation, but they do recommend $5! The property itself is absolutely gorgeous! The staff isn’t pushy at all and manage to chime in just at the right time, giving us interesting facts about the house. The view from the...More

Thank Simran P
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Eldonhouse S, Museum Coordinator at Eldon House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you so much, we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

LOVE Eldon House. I've been attending since I was a child and look forward to it every Spring and Christmas. I'm so happy the city of London (and it's volunteers) chose to preserve this integral part of history. It's been a delight to go to...More

Thank designertrista
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Eldonhouse S, Museum Coordinator at Eldon House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! It's wonderful to hear that people enjoy coming year after year, and we hope you come back when the weather is nice!

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