Peterborough Museum & Archives

Peterborough Museum & Archives

 Children at a Halloween Party

Hocus Pocus on the Hill: It's our 50th Birthday!

Join us in celebrating 50 years with this spooktacular family event on Saturday, October 28th from 9:30-11:30 AM.

Activities will include a haunted gallery (suitable for ages 3-8), crafts, games and more! No need to pre-register, this is a FREE drop in event. Costumes are welcomed. 


 Voices from the Engraver, on Exhibition October 8 - December 10, 2017

Voices from the Engraver

Join us for our latest exhibition, Voices from the Engraver, featuring reproductions of original art, printing plates, tools, rare stamps, and money - lots of money - which offer an enriching look into the beauty and intricacy of Canadian stamps and bank notes.

On exhibition until December 10, 2017.

This traveling exhibition comes from the Bank of Canada Museum and was produced in part by the Canadian Museum of History.

MUSE International Fine Films - Winter-Spring 2014 Series

MUSE International Fine Films

The Fall 2017 series will begin in September. Series passes will go on sale Monday, August 14, 2017 (9:30 AM)

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Kids Only - Discovery After Dark

Kids Only - Discovery After Dark

The lights are dimmed, the doors are locked and the galleries are empty- welcome to Kids Only- Discovery After Dark! One Saturday night a month kids will have free reign to discover the Museum like never before. For children aged 6-11, this program will be full of after hours fun including scavenger hunts, flashlight adventures, games, crafts & more!

Enjoy a night off while your kids take over the Peterborough Museum & Archives. Please note an evening snack is included in your registration fee. 


Main Page Promo - 50th Anniversary

Celebrating 50 Years

In 2017, the PMA celebrates its 50th anniversary. It will be an exciting year with lots to do.  Continue to watch our website for details as they are confirmed.