Peterborough Museum & Archives
Group Tours & Programs
School Education Programs may be modified for any age group. For booking details, visit the main Booking Information page.
Textiles at the Museum
Using selected artifacts from the Museum's own collection, we examine domestic history and social development through clothing and textile arts.
The recently re-discovered journals of ship's surgeon, Dr. Burnie (1825) shed new light on the Irish emigrations to the Peterborough area. Learn about the story of the emigration ship, "The John Barry".
Early Settlement of Peterborough
What was it like to be among the first Europeans to this area? And what of the First Peoples who have been here for thousands of years? Learn about Adam Scott, the Stewarts, the Robinson settlers, Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie.
Featured Exhibition Tours
To see what featured exhibitions are scheduled for 2014, please see visit the Coming Soon page.
Ask to speak to the Education Officer or Programs Assistant.
- Education Officer
- Tel: 705.743.5180
- Toll-free: 855.738.3755