Eldon House 481 Ridout
Virtually unchanged since the last century,
Eldon House is London's oldest residence and
contains family heirlooms, furnishings and a
showcase 19th-century style garden. Among the
Eldon House events designed for the younger
set are tours, March Break & PA Day programs as
well as an interesting array of seasonal
activities including a Easter party and more
novel doings like a picnic for teddy bears.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village 1424
Clarke Road, Fanshawe Conservation Area 519-457-1296
Fanshawe Pioneer Village tells the story of
rural communities in the former townships of
Westminster, London, North Dorchester, Delaware,
West Nissouri and Lobo in Middlesex County from
1820 to 1920 and the founding and development of
the City of London up to 1840. Open to the
general public from mid-May to early October, a
varied program of
village activities and events provides lots of
fascinating - and fun - things for the whole
family to do, including viewing military
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road 519-473-1360
Located on the site of the Lawson Prehistoric
Village, London is home to Canada's only ongoing
excavation and reconstruction of an prehistoric
village. Replicated longhouses, a sweat lodge
and the entrance maze bring to life the village
of the Neutral Iroquoians from 500 years ago.
The indoor gallery houses permanent and
travelling exhibitions. Tours, speaker series,
day camps, digs, festivals and pow wows feature
on the Museum's
calendar of events.
Boys' & Girls' Club of London
184 Horton Street 519-434-9114
Boys' & Girls' Club of
London offers a variety of programs for children and teens including
Afternoon Adventure, Teen Zone, Red Cross Swim Lessons, Special Events and
Day camps during the summer. We offer 10 different Camps for children ages
5 - 16. Afternoon Adventure is a drop-in program provided for children ages
7 to 14 which runs Monday to Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm. Please note children
under 7 years of age are welcome to come to the Club to play on during Afternoon
Adventure with supervision from their caregivers. The Teen Zone offers programs
for youth ages 13 to 18 including recreational activities, out-trips, games
club, computers, sports leagues and music. The hours for the Zone are Monday
to Friday 4 pm to 8 pm. Members are free for Afternoon Adventure and the
Teen Zone while non-members pay $3 per visit. Memberships cost between $25
and $200 based on annual family income. Please visit our website to download
registration forms or call 519-434-9114 for additional information.
Children's Museum 21 Wharncliffe
Road South 519-434-5726
Museum offers free admission from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday evenings.
There are lots of activities every week and food service available for purchase
so bring the whole family for a fun evening out! Call 519-434-5726
or visit the museum's website for additional information. Note: Beginning
June 2 until mid-July, there will be construction on Wharncliffe Road from
Riverside to Springbank. Wharncliffe Road will be open to through traffic,
but delays can be expected. Parking lot will be accessible. Due to the volume
of school group traffic in June there may be some gallery closures during
the week. You may wish to phone in advance of your visit.
London 421 Ridout Street North 519-661-0333
|Be a Sunday
|Be a Sunday Artist takes place
Sundays from 1:00 - 3:45 pm in Museum London's Clare Bice Creative Centre.
We supply the materials and a monitor is ready to assist you ... so just
bring your imagination and have fun with family and friends! Parents and
guardians of children under 10 years of age are asked to supervise their
budding artists. Please contact
for additional information on this program and other children's programs.
|Programs for kids are almost always going on
at the library. Use the following link to easily
programs by branch or age group.
Gardens 1958 Storybook Lane, Springbank Park
||Adventure, learning and fun await in Storybook
Gardens' year-round calendar of activities, programs and special events.
With farm animals, rides, games, play and activity areas, entertainment and beautiful
gardens, there's something for the whole family. Summer's seasonal
attractions include a splash pad, ferris wheel, miniature train and
carousel. Visit the
website or call 519-661-5770 for additional information about programs and