Doors Open: Designing the Forest City

September 17 and 18, 12:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Eldon House and Grounds

By Donation

During Doors Open, Historical Interpreters will explore the unique design elements of historic Eldon House. Visitors may take part in self-guided tours of the house and grounds and enjoy outdoor activities including classic Victorian lawn games for families and children.

The 21st annual Doors Open London (DOL) weekend will take place on September 17 and 18, 2022. The theme, “Designing the Forest City,” will invite participants and attendees to consider how design impacts their lives. The event weekend aims to provide a range of interest areas and activities to ensure all community members can match their curiosities and embrace opportunities for public engagement. 

Please click here to go to the London Heritage Council Website for more information: Doors Open London 2022

  • Mask or face covering are encouraged indoors and outside.
  • Social distancing measures of 6 feet will be maintained between staff and fellow visitors.
  • As a heritage site there is no public parking.
  • Please be aware that in the case that the event is postponed or canceled guests will be notified in advance as soon as possible.

Please note as of July 1st, 2022:

There is currently construction in the downtown core which has impacted city parking, though our main entrance on the corner of Ridout and Fullerton is still accessible. More details on construction and street parking can be found at these links: and