Backus-Page House Museum
Backus-Page H
Backus-Page H

Backus-Page House Museum


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Backus-Page House Museum and Agricultural Centre 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. Guided tours of the historic House​/​Museum and Agricultural Centre. On site educational programs for children ages 6 and up​,​ small or large groups. Backus Boxes for rent with full lesson plans (in English and French)​,​ handouts​,​ worksheets and artifacts included. Outdoor experiences throughout the park - self guided nature trails​,​ picnic areas and large space that can be rented out for an event or just enjoyed free of charge. To rent a Backus Box or book a tour please contact us.


Age/Grade Span

  • Pre-K
  • K-5th
  • 6th-8th
  • 9th-12th

Experience/Education Type/Style/Method

  • No specific style - education programs are related to history and environmental studies

Enrichment activities

  • Art

Tutoring Options

  • Math
  • Science
  • History
  • Reading

Experience/Program Type

Enrichment/Learning Center$11.00
Resource Center$25.00


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