Walk Into The Gates Of Eldon House, You Are Walking Into Another Time

As you enter through the front doors, you will be welcomed by an Eldon House Historical Interpreter who will answer your questions and assist in making your visit as convenient and comfortable as possible. The tours of the museum are self-guided with opportunity to learn about the life and times, and collections of Harris Family from staff and panels throughout the historic home.

First Time Visit

There are many things to discover inside and on the grounds at Eldon House. Start with this section here for our first time visitors.

News & Upcoming Events

The interior of Eldon House will be open to the public from Wednesday- Sunday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. We continue to follow the guidelines set by the London Middlesex Health Unit and by the Provincial government including contact tracing, screening questions and mask requirements.

For more information on tours or information, please call us at 519-661-5169, or email us at info@eldonhouse.ca. Please check our social media pages and our website for updates and information on the museum.

New Year’s Levee

Sunday, January 1
Drop in between 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Eldon House and Interpretive Center
Light refreshments of cider and cookies will be available in the Interpretive Center while supplies last.  Social distancing measures of 6 feet will be

Mount Pleasant Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9
1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Walking Tour
This tour will take place in the historic Mount Pleasant Cemetery where guests are expected to meet at the entrance off of Riverside Drive. An

Mourning Jewelry: From Cradle to the Grave

Thursday, October 13, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Interpretive Centre
Not suitable for children under 12. Light refreshments are provided. Mask or face covering are encouraged indoors and outside. Social distancing measures of 6

 

Eldon House Hours

January-April:
Thursday-Sunday
12:00 • 5:00 PM

May:
Wednesday-Sunday
12:00 • 5:00 PM

June- September:
Tuesday-Sunday
12:00 • 5:00 PM

October-December:
Wednesday-Sunday
12:00 • 5:00 PM

Eldon House is open for in-house visits with the last entry time being 4:45.

Call 519-661-5169 or email info@eldonhouse.ca for more information.

Book A Guided Tour Today

Education programs and tours are offered all year round for students and groups of all ages. Click below to find out more!

Current/Upcoming Exhibitions:

tea

Taking Tea

Eldon House Interpretive Centre
Book

A Good Read, Exploring the Historic Book Collection at Eldon House

Eldon House Second Floor

Live Virtual Tours

A live virtual tour allows you to visit London’s oldest home from the comfort of your home. Join one of Eldon House’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic Historical Interpreters as you explore the 19th-century Victorian house. Eldon House strives to continue our goal of engaging with our community during these difficult times and is providing virtual tours that are suitable for adults and children alike.

  • 1 hour live virtual tour
  • Perfect for the classroom, at home, long term care facilities and so much more
  • Virtual tours must be booked in advance and are only available select days of the week

Announcements

The Downtown Loop project for the Rapid Transit System has begun in the core, and construction impacts Ridout Street and the surrounding area. There