Peterborough Museum & Archives

 Driftwood Theatre Presents Hamlet

Driftwood Theatre Presents Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

Driftwood Theatre proudly presents Hamlet, the world's most famous play, like you've never seen it before.  This electrifying revenge-thriller pits one man against the world around him as he sacrifices everything and everyone he loves to avenge his father's murder.

See Shakespeare 'in the round' under our historic Heritage Pavilion.  Admission is 'pay-what-you-can' (sugg.$20/person), runs rain or shine and begins at 7:30 p.m. (August 2, 2015).

Bring your own chair, blanket, bug spray etc.

 Exhibition - Battleground - War Rugs From Afghanistan

Battleground: War Rugs From Afghanistan

Embroiled in conflict now for three decades, Afghans have woven unprecedented images of war into their rugs.

On loan from the Textile Museum of Canada.


Online Gift Shop

NEW - Online Gift Shop

The PMA has launched a new online gift shop.  Now shop for great museum merchandise from anywhere.

Featuring: many of the great products offered in store as well as digital downloads from the Museum's photographic collections (with a small selection available now...and more to come soon).

  Summer Discovery 2015

Summer Discovery 2015

Look forward to summer with the award-winning Summer Discovery program: week-long day camps for kids ages 7 to 11.

Registration for Summer Discovery is now open.

 KinderKidz 2015

KinderKidz 2015

Cheri Patrick is back with more great half-day and full-day KinderKidz camps for kids ages 4 to 6.

Registration for KinderKidz is now open.

 Wildcard Wednesdays

Wildcard Wednesdays 2015

The wildly successful Wildcard Wednesdays are back by popular demand.  These single-day camps provide a great introduction to the museum world for kids ages 7 to 11.

Registration for Wildcard Wednesdays is now open.

 Youth Leadership 2015

Youth Leadership 2015

The Museum's Youth Leadership program is an excellent opportunity for youth (age 14 and up) to gain new skills, work with children and other volunteers, and volunteer for the Museum.

If interested, contact the Museum.  More details will be available here later in May.

Download the Brochure.

Download the Application Form.


Archives to Reopen Soon


Archives Now Re-Opened

The PMA's Archives has now re-opened.

The completion of the Museum Renewal project means that researcher access and workspace is better than ever before.

All visits to the Archives require an appointment.  To book an appointment, make an inquiry or donate archival materials, please contact the Archivist.

 Museum Membership Survey

Museum Membership Survey

The Peterborough Museum & Archives is considering implementing a new membership/rewards program.

Tell us what you think. Please take a moment to complete our survey.

Thank you.