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Featured Exhibition

"Space to Spoon" is the PMA's newest temporary exhibition, produced by the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency. This exhibit is open through to September 11, 2022

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Mystery at the Museum

Youth ages 12 to 16 can register into this week long program taking place August 22 to 26. Participants will spend the week devising a plot, writing scripts, creating props and then inviting friends and family to your very own mystery party. Course Code: 32787 (Category: Inspiring Play).

 

 

 

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Summer Discovery Camps

The Peterborough Museum & Archives is celebrating 35 years of Summer Discovery Camps in 2022! Learn more about our summer line up! 

 

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Archival Research

An appointment, booked in advance, is required to access the Archives. Our Archivist is happy to assist you with your research requests in our Archives reading room.

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Donations

The Peterborough Museum & Archives gratefully accepts object, archival, and monetary donations. Learn more about how to arrange making a donation to the Museum.

 

 

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Heritage Preservation

Peterborough is home to many historic buildings and landscapes which are an important part of the city's history and identity. Learn more about some of the Heritage Preservation Office's programs. 

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Archival Collections

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Conservation

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School Programs

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Learning Opportunities 

Our doors are open and that means in person programming is back! Learn more about what we offer by clicking the button below. 

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We are currently accepting applications for docents. Come join our dynamic team!

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Home and Away

"Home and Away: Stories of Travel from Peterborough and Beyond" has been uninstalled from the walls of our gallery.
If you missed a chance to see the Fleming College's Museum Management and Curatorship student exhibition (2021-2022),
here's a short tour:

For a more in depth look, check out the virtual exhibition.

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Contact Us


Peterborough Museum & Archives
Museum Drive at 300 Hunter Street East
P.O. Box 143
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5

T: 705-743-5180
Toll Free: 855-738-3755
Fax: 705-743-2614
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Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and most holidays
12 noon to 5 p.m.