Peterborough Museum & Archives


Freemasonry Exhibit - Promo


Freemasonry: A History Hidden in Plain Sight

An exhibit to promote the knowledge, appreciation and understanding of Masonic history, and Freemasonry's influence upon our society today.

On exhibition: June 15 to September 21, 2014

See it before it's gone!

 Egypt - Gift of the Nile Promotional Image

Egypt: Gift of the Nile

In this upcoming exhibition, Explore this ancient civilization which lasted for thousands of years. 

Protected from foreign invasion by vast deserts and sustained by fertile soil along the river, the ancient Egyptians developed from a simple agricultural community into a sophisticated society.

On exhibition: September 28, 2014 to January 11, 2015.


MUSE International Fine Films - Winter-Spring 2014 Series


MUSE International Fine Films 

Another great season is about to begin.

Passes for the Fall 2014 series are on sale now. Passes for the 7:00pm screenings are now SOLD OUT.  Passes for the 4:00pm screenings are still available.  Individual RUSH tickets will be available for all titles and all screenings.

All dates and titles have now been confirmed.  For more details, visit the MUSE page.

 Hike Up the Hill

Hike Up the Hill

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." 

- Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese Taoist philosopher

For your next visit to the Museum, consider leaving your car behind and Hike Up the Hill.  While supplies last, anyone arriving at the Museum by foot will receive a commemorative button.


Museum Renewal - Until Fall, 2014


Museum Renewal - Phase 4

The Museum Renewal project is now in Phase 4.  All collections are secure in climate-controlled temporary storage to be returned once construction is complete.

Renovations to the Museum's lower level are nearly complete.

Site work on the new on-site Collections Storage facility is well underway.

For project information and updates, visit the Museum Renewal page.

 Temporary Archives Closure - Until Museum Renewal Project is Complete (Estimate Fall, 2014)

Temporary Closure of the Archives 

Please note that the Archives are now temporarily closed  and will remain closed during construction, as part of the Museum Renewal project.

All other programs, services and exhibitions will continue.