Agricultural Centre ~ Guided Museum Tours ~ Be a Citizen Historian ~ Genealogy Assistance ~ Snowshoe Rentals ~ Audio Guides and Virtual Tours ~ Online Exhibits ~ Bus Trips and Group Tours ~ Walking Trails ~ Catered Picnics ~ Tea Parties in the Museum ~ Field Trips for Schools and Home Learners ~ Community Compost Project ~ Facility Rentals for Weddings and Special Occasions ~ Special Events and Programs
Audio Tours of the Museum Grounds, Museum Interior and Wetlands Trail Guide available
Welcome to Backus-Page House Museum operated by the Tyrconnell Heritage Society, situated in picturesque John E. Pearce Provincial Park, just south of Wallacetown, Ontario. We are in the heart of the Talbot Settlement, on the shores of Lake Erie.
Enjoy the Spicer Trail, heritage gardens, historic barn, outbuildings, and our 1850’s Georgian style house museum. Discover period room settings that tell the story of the Backus family and changing exhibits showcasing the rural communities of western Elgin County.
Please check Event Organizers Website and Social Platforms for ongoing details and updates.
Ontario Visited does NOT operate, organize, host, manage any events or activities.