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 Please check our social media pages and our website for updates and information on the museum.

Summer Tea Program

June 25 through August 28
Wednesday through Sunday
Seating at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.
Important Information: If you wish to walk around the grounds social distancing measures of 6 feet will be maintained between staff and fellow visitors.

Painting in the Garden

Saturday, July 23, 10:00 to 12:00 p.m.
Eldon House Grounds
Social distancing measures of 6 feet will be maintained between staff and fellow visitors. The museum is open from 12:00 – 5:00pm for self-guided

Garden Tour

Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, August 7
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Eldon House Grounds and Harris Park
Please wear comfortable shoes for walking.  Mask or face covering are encouraged outside and mandatory inside  all buildings. Social distancing measures of 6 feet will


Eldon House Hours

January-April 2022:
12:00 • 5:00 PM

May and September 2022:
12:00 • 5:00 PM

June- August 2022:
12:00 • 5:00 PM

October-December 2022:
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 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:


Taking Tea

Eldon House Interpretive Centre

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


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