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Annandale National Historic Site

30 Tillson Ave, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-842-2294
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Awesome home decorated in the amazing aesthetic style.

Our volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and brought the history to life. The... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Brian S
Meaford, Canada
Amazing Detail in the Ceilings

It was amazing to see the detail in the house, from the door knobs to covers for the radiators... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Sarnia, Canada
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30 Tillson Ave, Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-842-2294
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Our volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and brought the history to life. The story of the home and the Tillson family and its contribution to the area, was fascinating. The decor of the home is unique. The only downside was that photos are...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was amazing to see the detail in the house, from the door knobs to covers for the radiators. Great to see all the hand crafted items in the house. The staff was very knowledgeable and made the experience even better because of it. Only...More

Thank MarisaLovesSummer
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My family went for a tour through the old Tilson house. It's cool to see how our towns founding family may have lived. It's a step back in time. Entry is donation only. While there we briefly checked out the museum side, they had on...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I have been visited here several times, since I was born and raised in Tillsonburg. It's great for either individuals or tours. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly locals. It also houses a small museum which changes exhibits periodically. Christmas time is an extraordinarily good tour.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A beautiful mansion decorated with original and period furniture. Knowledgeable staff to tell you about the family that lived here - founding family of Tillsonburg. Its style is Victorian known as the "Aesthetic Art Movement." There's a gallery for art and museum displays. In summer,...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a great, historical place. Right now it is decorated for Christmas with antigue things. This was the house that was built by Tillsonburg's founder.

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

On any given day you can imagine the life of the families that have been blessed to live in such a charming home full of character, uniqueness, historical life. Well worth the time and tour.

Thank Janis016
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have been touring historic houses for years and Annandale is unique. It is a wonderful example of the aesthetic movement: beautiful woodwork (hardwood mosaic floor with 5 types of hardwood), beautifully painted ceilings, colourful wallpaper, gorgeous hand carved furniture and so much more. Even...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The staff was so helpful and kind. Love looking at the history of the place. Is wheelchair accessible.

Thank 530Wedding
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Whenever we visitors I take them to Annandale House. They love the history of it and the atmosphere you feel as you go from room to room. During the Christmas season the many rooms are decorated for the season and it is like a fairytale....More

Thank brady2007
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