Peterborough Museum & Archives

Peterborough Museum & Archives

 Word on the Hill May 2019

Word on the Hill Lecture Series

Join us Sunday afternoons in May and June for a variety of lectures covering topics of climate change, biodiversity, and ecological conservation - all connecting to our current Ice Age Mammals Exhibit!

Visit our Word on the Hill webpage for more information on our line-up of talks and speakers.

 

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Featured Exhibition:
Ice Age Mammals

This national travelling exhibition will make its final stop at the Peterborough Museum & Archives! It explores the hot topic of climate change. Find out about the last ice age; the mammals that survived, and those that didn't.

NEW Extended Week-End Hours

Starting March 9th we will be opening our doors earlier! Please see new hours below:

Saturday 10 am- 5 pm

Sunday 10 am- 5 pm

 Peterborough Fun Guide Cover Page

Peterborough Fun Guide now available

Access Peterborough's Fun Guide, a new comprehensive listing for City-run recreational and leisure programs, as well as children's day camps. Also included are listings of parks and trails, lifelong learning opportunities, free community events and festivals, public art installations, exhibitions and more! 

Kids in Museums

 
 

Museum Mini's & Museum Midi's 

Get ready to explore the Museum like never before in this Saturday morning club! We will examine artifacts, complete scavenger hunts, play games in the gallery, explore outdoors, and create our own masterpieces to take home!

Dates: each Saturday from May 4th -25th 2019

Times: Ages 4-6, 9-10:30 am; Ages 7-11, 10:30 am-12 noon

Fees: $160 for a 4 week session 

Click here to register online (program found under LEARN- Museum- Special Events) or call 705-743-5180 to register with a valid credit card by phone. 

 

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 2019 Summer Camps at the Museum

Registration for all of our Summer Day Camp programs will being on Tuesday, January 2nd! We offer flexible registration including half day, full day and by the week and a variety of fun themes for ages 4-11. Click on the links below to explore more. 

Junior Discovery (ages 4-6)

Summer Discovery (ages 7-11)

Wildcard Wednesday ( ages 7-11)

Download our Camp Guide

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Ice Age Mammals Education Programs

Take a prehistoric journey to a landscape dominated by extreme climates and giant mammals! Welcome to Ice Age Mammals, a special exhibit coming March 2019 on loan from the Canadian Museum of Nature. 

We are excited to be offering 4 schools programs for kindergarten- Grade 8.  Please click the picture for full details. 


Voices from the Engraver

Join us for our latest exhibition

Voices from the Engraver

Join us for our latest exhibition


Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registrations for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registrations for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registrations for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registrations for all programs including:


Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registration is now open for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registration is now open for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registration is now open for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registration is now open for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

It may be chilly outside, but we have summer on the brain as we prepare for a new season of Summer Discovery Camps at the Museum! Registration is now open for all programs including:

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

Summer Discovery Camps 2018

MUSE International Fine Films


4th Line Theatre Ticket Outlet

Did you know that the Peterborough Museum & Archives serves as a Box Office for 4th Line Theatre? Visit us today to purchase your tickets for this year's performances: