Featured Exhibition

Promo Image for Home and Away Exhibition

Each year we offer several temporary exhibitions presenting a variety of topics. Visit the upcoming exhibitions schedule to learn more about what is booked to be on display, or view our list of past exhibitions to see what we have previously hosted. 

Home and Away: Stories of Travel from Peterborough and Beyond

On exhibition April 9 to June 5, 2022

Dreaming of sun, sand, and surf? Or possibly a lovely lift lock landscape? Then get excited about the exhibit Home and Away: Stories of Travel from Peterborough and Beyond at the Peterborough Museum & Archives. Developed by Fleming College's Museum Management and Curatorship students, this exhibit explores tourism in Peterborough and the Kawarthas as well as stories of travel beyond our backyard. Come see artifacts that show travel throughout the ages, read stories, and participate in exciting interactives that are fun for the whole family!

The exhibit opens on April 9th, 2022 and runs until June 5th, 2022.

Admission is by donation. We look forward to seeing you!

Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that the Peterborough Museum & Archives is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaty First Nations, which include Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

The Peterborough Museum & Archives respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity, and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.