Kids Only- Discovery After Dark!

The lights are dimmed, the doors are locked and the galleries are empty- welcome to Kids Only- Discovery After Dark! Returning this January, February and March don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the Museum like never before. Kids searching in museum with flashlight

One Saturday night a month, kids aged 6-11 will take over the Museum! This program will include hours of fun including flashlight scavenger hunts, games in the gallery, crafts and more. Please note an evening snack is included in your registration fee. 

Registration is open now!  Click here to register online


Faryn Stanley & Susan McBride are thrilled to be instructing this unique evening program! 

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019: Mystery in the Museum

Something is not right at the Peterborough Museum & Archives. Artifacts have gone missing! We need your help to find out what happened to them. That's right, we're calling for Peterborough's best detectives to solve the Mystery in the Museum

Kids making a cup tower in the Museum gallery


5:30-8:30 PM


$20/child; includes an evening snack 



Register for this program in three easy ways:

1. In Person- visit the Peterborough Museum & Archives (300 Hunter St. East, Peterborough). Payment in full must accompany all registrations and can be made using cash, cheque, MasterCard, VISA, AMEX or Interac.

2. Phone- please call the Museum at (705) 743-5180 with a valid credit card.

3. Online- click on the link and locate Museum Programs on the left tool bar. Please note this option does require an account PIN number and a client bar code for each person registering. A valid credit card is required to complete your transaction and registration. Click here to register online

Personal Health & Information Form

Each child attending camp must complete and submit a Personal Health Form. This form will be kept on file at the Museum, and only needs to be completed once each year. We encourage parents to download the health form to be printed and filled out at home, and brought on the day of camp. Blank health forms are also available upon drop-off.

Program Withdrawal

Refunds may be requested up to 5 business days prior to the start of the program. An administration fee of 10% of class fees will be withheld, with a minimum fee of $5. 

Photo Waiver

In the course of all program activities, photos will be taken and audio and/or visual recordings may be made. The Peterborough Museum & Archives reserves the right to use all photographs and videos of all our programs, participants, special events and facilities for promotional purposes.