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Featured Exhibition

"Hanging Out with Marionettes: Vignettes from the Peterborough Puppet Guild" is now on display, through to Sunday, March 24, 2024. Visit to see themed stages featuring some of your favourite characters including Snow White, the Wizard of Oz and more!

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Summer Discovery CampsThe countdown is on! Registration for Summer Discovery Camps will open on Monday, March 4 at 9:30 a.m. Three ways to register: online, by phone at 705-743-5180 or in person. 

 

Dark Move Theatre and Screen

PMA Bringing TIFF to YouSelect Mondays this Winter & Spring, we are screening incredible TIFF films at Galaxy Cineplex at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.! Discover new and exciting movies, curated by the PMA team. Same-day rush tickets are $20 and available at the PMA during open hours, or at Galaxy 30 minutes prior to each screening. Our web page has the 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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PMA Spring Programs Registration for spring programs including PA Days and a special Museum Month, "Kids Only-Discovery after Dark" opens Monday, March 4 at 9:30 a.m. Register online, in person or by calling 705-743-5180. 

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Theatre Box Office

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Featured Exhibition

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Archival Collections

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Conservation

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School Programs

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Volunteer With Us

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Educational Visits to the PMA 

Explore, discover, imagine and connect with the past through our hands-on educational programs! Bookings are available Monday to Friday ( including weekends) and are available for schools, home school groups and community groups. Visit our School Programs web page to learn more about we offer. 

Volunteer with Us

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

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Gift Shop Featured Artist: Indigenously Infused

The Peterborough Museum & Archives' Gift Shop is the perfect stop to commemorate your visit, or find a unique gift for a loved one. Most of the items carried in our shop are either produced in Canada, made using sustainable materials, are ethically sourced, and/or are from a company that donates back to charity - so you can feel good about the products you buy. 
Learn more about local producer Indigenously Infused, based out of Curve Lake First Nation, and featured in our Gift Shop!

Biskane is an Indigenous-centric online shopping platform where you can explore verified Indigenous art. Books, moccasins, clothing, earrings, jewelry, food and more crafted by authenticated Indigenous artists and product creators.

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Contact Us


Peterborough Museum & Archives
Museum Drive at 300 Hunter Street East
Peterborough, ON K9H 1H1

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.