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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.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms

Contact info

29424 Lakeview Line
Wallacetown, Ontario
Telephone: 519-762-3072


Year built: 1850
Architect: Robert Morris
Architectural style: Georgian
Building type: Historical house, Museum
Landscape: Garden, Park, Trail

Dates/hours open

Sunday October 20, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Backus-Page House Museum 29424 Lakeview Line