Upcoming Events at Eldon House
Sunday Afternoon Tours
December 21 at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00pm
Enjoy a 50-minute guided tour of Eldon House with a costumed
historical interpreter who will provide an in-depth history of
the house and the Harris family who lived there. Admission by
Behind the Ropes Tours
Saturdays, January 17and February 21,
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Explore rarely seen sections of Eldon House and its carriage
house to discover an astonishing variety of curiosities that
amaze and delight. Refreshments will be served following the
tour. Cost: $20.00 per person (incl. HST). Registration
required. To register please call 519-661-5169.
New Yearï¿½s Levee
Thursday, January 1, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the New Year with a visit to Eldon House and enjoy
musical entertainment in the elegant drawing room. Exchange
greetings and gather with friends for hot cider and treats in
the Interpretive Centre. Cost: by donation.
Downton Abbey Tea Party
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:30pm
Join us for a tea party in the Eldon House Interpretive Centre.
There will be Downton Abbey trivia and prizes for best costume.
Tour the museum and discover the many commonalities between
Eldon House and the Crawley residence. Limited space available.
Cost: $30.00 per person (incl. HST). Registration required. To
register please call 519-661-5169.
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Children prepare for the Easter Bunnyï¿½s arrival by playing
games, making crafts and treats. Children must be accompanied by
an adult. Groups of eight or more are requested to arrive at
3:00 p.m. Cost: $5.00 per person (incl. HST).
Traditions of Christmas past are brought to life with seasonal
Harris family heirlooms accompanied by quotes from the diaries
of the Harris women.
The World in Miniature
January through April 2015
When the Harris family traveled around the world in 1897, they
collected hundreds of cultural treasures. This exhibition
displays several miniscule and elaborate pieces, often unseen by
the public and will illustrate the Victorian partiality for