Eldon House, London

Eldon House, London (must see)

Built in 1834 and owned by Captain John and Amelia Harris until 1960, Eldon House is an important historic spot in the city. In 1961 the house was open to the public as a museum. This attractive construction is a fine example of Georgian and Regency architectural styles. Visitors can embark on a journey to the house-museum’s past through its fascinating collection of family portraits, letters, papers, records and original furniture items and home decorations. The house also features a 19th century style garden, which is considered one of the most charming in the city.

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Eldon House on Map

Sight Name: Eldon House
Sight Location: London, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: London Museums Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in London, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in London

Create Your Own Walk in London

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Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Cultural Walk in London

Cultural Walk in London

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
London Museums Walking Tour

London Museums Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
London Places of Worship Tour

London Places of Worship Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km