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The beautiful furnishings in this mansion are just spectacular ! It brings the history alive. Each... read more

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Elden House

A beautiful home that is fully furnished from another time period.. The antiques are very... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
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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.
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481 Ridout St N, London, Ontario N6A 2P6, Canada
Central London
+1 519-661-5169
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The beautiful furnishings in this mansion are just spectacular ! It brings the history alive. Each room has been preserved just the way the original owners lived in it years ago. Many areas can't be entered but you can still look in at the furnishings...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maryhenry50
Reviewed 16 November 2018

A beautiful home that is fully furnished from another time period.. The antiques are very valuable, and fragile. The rooms are decorated with pictures and other decor all from the same time. The wall paper is unique and old that cannot be bought today. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bell M
Reviewed 8 November 2018

SO fun! its done in low light, sound effects ect..was my first time ever inside. I cant wait to go back for the Christmas tour!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Well preserved , lots of artifacts to look at. Well maintained . All questions answered. I have lived I. Londom for 20+ years and this was my first visit. I brought friends visiting from England . They enjoyed it too !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nicksters11
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Recommended to us by a number of tourist websites, we were surprised by the size of the place (we came from the wrong direction, and, in doing so, passed two other doors that were not the entrance!) We were greeted almost immediately by a guide,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stace and Mark C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

1. Found out about this place since it hosted one of the London Dance Festival events over Canada Day. We went to see the acrobatics. Very nice performance from some local talent – felt bad for the performers since the day was an absolutely scorcher!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MTLtravelfun
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This home offers a fantastic, well-preserved view into the past. The family that owned the home traveled extensively so there are interesting artifacts not only from the local area but around the world. At busier times the individual rooms in the house can be a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank krystenc2013
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Been visiting since childhood. Only place I have seen in my travels that is a fully-furnished, complete antique home. Also you pay by donation, and it is in a central yet beautiful location.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Violett J
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Friends took us to visit this home. It is well preserved and set up wonderfully to view. The rooms are large and there are signs which contain information about the room and the owners. You can also have tea on the lawn at a price....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Holly5_12
Reviewed 9 August 2018

very interesting artifacts- very well displayed. the 2 employees were excellent answering all our questions and allowed us to roam on our own. Love the animal horns., kitchen area interesting. Will take you about 60 minutes to visit and another 30 minutes to tour the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Eldonhouse S, Museum Coordinator at Eldon House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your review! The animal horns are certainly a wonderful attraction.

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Pat W
5 October 2018|
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Yes because it won't take very long to do the tour inside.