Discovery After Dark

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The lights are dimmed, the doors are locked and the galleries are empty – welcome to "Kids Only – Discovery After Dark"! Do not miss this unique opportunity to explore the Peterborough Museum and Archives like never before.

Winter / Spring 2020

Theme Date Time Code
Space and Astronomy Saturday, December 14 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 11394
Mythical Creatures Saturday, January 25 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 13445
Archaeology Saturday, February 22 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 13446
Go Figure! Saturday, March 28 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 13447
Nocturnal Animals Saturday, April 18 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 13448

Program details


$20 per child; includes an evening snack


Discovery After Dark run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


6 to 11


Acting Education Officer, Michael Stringer is thrilled to be instructing this program. He holds a Bachelor of Education degree and has a passion for recreation, education and programming.

How to register

  • In person at the Peterborough Museum and Archives
  • By telephone (Visa, Mastercard, American Express): 705-743-5180
  • Online: with our PerfectMind program registration system, locate the tab titled "Child Programs" followed by the sub-tab "School Aged" to find your desired Discovery After Dark program. Please note that this option does require an account PIN number and client bar code for each person you are registering. A valid credit card is required to complete your transaction and registration.

Personal health and information form

Each child attending camp must complete and submit a personal health form. We keep this form on file and you only need to complete it once a year.

Program withdrawal

You must request a refund up to 5 business days prior to the start of the program and you will pay an administration fee of 10% or a minimum of $5.

Photo waiver

In the course of all program activities, we may take photos and audio and/or visual recordings. We reserve the right to use all photographs and videos of our programs, participants, special events and facilities for promotional purposes.