Current Exhibitions

Exploring the history around Eldon House

Virtually unchanged since the nineteenth century, Eldon House is London’s oldest remaining residence which contains family heirlooms, furnishings and priceless treasures of the Harris family and is surrounded by a beautiful 19th-century style garden. Access to Harris Park and downtown amenities are a great appeal for your visit.
An image of various coloured fabrics in hexagons.

Thread Count: Fabrics and Fashion

Eldon House Interpretive Centre
Through 2023, Eldon House celebrates a “year of fashion” through its exhibitions and programming. This exhibit features the component pieces that support fashion, including

Taking Tea

Eldon House Interpretive Centre
The Harris Family of Eldon House frequently refer to “taking tea” in their letters and diaries as it was an important staple for their
A black and white image of the Taj Mahal taking from the end of a rectangular pool. Trees flank either side.

Origins: The Indian Subcontinent

Eldon House Second Floor
The aim of the “Origins” series exhibition, to explore the stories and significance of cultural objects within their own original context. What did these
A black and white image, it is an advertisement from Madam Dowding's magazine. It is an ad for corsets and has images of men and women wearing them.

Fashion Foibles

Eldon House Second Floor
Fashion can change a lot over a century, and in the Victorian to Edwardian eras, this is especially true: moving from bustles and leg-o-mutton

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