Peterborough Museum & Archives


Exhibition - Stories of Sacrifice


On Now: "Stories of Sacrifice: Peterborough Remembers World War One"

One hundred years ago, the "war to end all wars" began.  This exhibition explores how this horrific war impacted Peterborough on many levels.

Researched and produced by the students of Fleming College's Museum Management and Curatorship program, this exhibition features many stories, images and artifacts from the collections of the PMA.


Astronomy on the Hill 2014


Astronomy on the Hill

Join members of the Peterborough Astronomical Association for this popular, annual event.

Enjoy the night sky during the evening of May 10 (8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.).

Enjoy safe solar viewing, displays and activities on May 11 (12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Bring your own telescopes or binoculars for night-time viewing, or take a peek through the variety of telescopes on loan from club members, including equipment for solar viewing.

 MUSE International Fine Films - Winter-Spring 2014 Series

MUSE International Fine Films 

Another great season is over.  Thank you to all of our valued pass-holders and ticket-holders.

Passes for the Fall 2014 series will go on sale on August 11, 2014.

The MUSE page will be kept up to date as dates and film titles are confirmed (late summer).

 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 have now begun.

Site work on the new on-site Collections Storage facility has also resumed.

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.