While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Backus-Page House Museumin-person Doors Open Dutton Dunwich


  • In-person
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
Backus-Page House Museum

This museum, operated by the Tyrconnell Heritage Society, is situated in picturesque John E. Pearce Provincial Park on Lake Erie’s shores. Enjoy the Mary Storey Wetlands Trail, Spicer Trail, heritage gardens, historical barn, outbuildings and the 1850s house museum with period rooms that tell the story of the Backus and Page families, and changing exhibits that showcase local rural communities.

Contact info

29424 Lakeview Line
Wallacetown, Ontario
E-mail: info@backuspagehouse.ca


Year built: 1850
Building type:Historical houseMuseum
Architect: Robert Morris
Architectural style:Georgian

Dates/hours open

Oct 20, 10:00am - Oct 20, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.