at 481 Ridout St. N, London, N6A 2P6 Canada
Virtually unchanged since the nineteenth century, Eldon House is London's oldest residence.
Eldon House contains family heirlooms, furnishings and priceless treasures of the Harris family as well as a beautiful 19th-century style garden. Built in 1834 for John and Amelia Harris, this historic home remained in the family until 1960 when it was donated to the City of London. Although surrounded by the city today, the house and its gardens are a place of beauty and tranquility.
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Eldon House is a historic site in downtown London that has been preserved and maintained since 1960 when it was donated to the City of London.
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.
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BUY EVENT TICKETS NOW Eldon House is an historic site in downtown London that has been preserved and maintained since 1960 when it was donated to the City of London.
It was home to four generations of the Harris family, and is an excellent example of Georgian and Regency architectural styles.
Its gardens are considered among the most beautiful in the city.