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Fanshawe Pioneer Village

This pioneer village offers visitors a snapshot into the 19th century with authentic period houses, interactive exhibits and demonstrations by costumed actors.

Fanshawe Pioneer Village is the perfect place to discover the rich, rural heritage of Middlesex County. See a century of history come to life as costumed interpreters demonstrate pioneering life in traditional village houses, churches and shops. Take a tour through the museum and learn about the region’s history, from settlement to bustling township.

Experience daily life in the 19th century and discover historical farming practices, trades and pastimes from the period. Visit a woodworking shop, a blacksmith shop, a school and the town hall and local tavern, all much as they would have been 100 years ago.

Visit the Trinity Anglican Church, an excellent example of carpenter gothic architecture. The Corbett Tavern is an original log house from 1843. Don’t miss Peel House, the boyhood home of esteemed artist, Paul Peel.

Learn about the Middlesex County villages of Westminster, London, North Dorchester, Delaware and more on the museum’s comprehensive timeline display. Take a multimedia smartphone tour to watch videos and slideshows and learn about the different exhibits in French, English or Spanish. 

Stop by the Denfield General Store to pick up a local handcrafted souvenir. The Pioneer Village Café offers snacks and lunchtime meals, made with local produce. Explore nearby Fanshawe Lake and try hiking, cycling, sailing or camping in the surrounding area.

Fanshawe Pioneer Village is located in the Fanshawe Conservation Area approximately a 20-minute drive from downtown London in Canada. The admission fee includes access to the scenic conservation area and a smartphone or self-guided tour. The village is open Tuesday to Friday year-round and is also open on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer holidays.

Experience a century of history in a day at this time capsule village.


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Best Western London Airport Inn & Suites £61
Best Western London Airport Inn & Suites

Best Western London Airport Inn & Suites

2230 Dundas Street E, London, ON
     
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in Argyle, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Argyle Mall and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Fanshawe College. Budweiser Gardens and London Convention Center are also within 6 miles (10 km).

    Fanshawe College Conference Services
    Fanshawe College Conference Services

    Fanshawe College Conference Services

    1001 Fanshawe College Blvd, London, ON
       
      2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Fanshawe College, Argyle Mall and Western Fair Entertainment Centre. Budweiser Gardens and University of Western Ontario are also within 6 miles (10 km).

      The Park Hotel London £88
      The Park Hotel London

      The Park Hotel London

      242 Pall Mall Street, London, ON
         
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in Downtown London, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Centennial Hall, Budweiser Gardens and Victoria Park. Covent Garden Market and London Convention Center are also within 1 mile (2 km). London Station is 20 minutes by foot.

        Open Concept Bright Home 5 bed 2 Bath With Pool!
        Open Concept Bright Home 5 bed 2 Bath With Pool!

        Open Concept Bright Home 5 bed 2 Bath With Pool!

        43 Amy Crescent, London, ON
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in London, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Fanshawe College, Western Fair Entertainment Centre and Banting House. University of Western Ontario and Budweiser Gardens are also within 6 miles (10 km).

          London Residency Inn
          London Residency Inn

          London Residency Inn

          2010 Dundas St, London, ON
             
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in Argyle, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Argyle Mall and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Fanshawe College. London Convention Center and Fanshawe Pioneer Village are also within 6 mi (10 km).

            American Plaza Motel £55
            American Plaza Motel

            American Plaza Motel

            2031 Dundas Street East, London, ON
               
              2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Argyle, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Argyle Mall and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Fanshawe College. East Park is 3 mi (4.9 km) away.

              Motor court Motel £41
              Motor court Motel

              Motor court Motel

              1883 Dundas street, London, ON
                 
                2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Argyle, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Argyle Mall, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Fanshawe College and Western Fair Entertainment Centre. East Park and Banting House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

                Knights Inn London £41
                Knights Inn London

                Knights Inn London

                1739 Dundas Street, London, ON
                   
                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in Argyle, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Argyle Mall and 1.3 mi (2 km) from Fanshawe College. Western Fair Entertainment Centre and Banting House are also within 3 miles (5 km).