Peterborough Museum and Archives, Peterborough

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Peterborough Museum and Archives is located in Peterborough. Arrange to visit Peterborough Museum and Archives and other attractions in Peterborough using our Peterborough trip builder tool .
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  • August 16, 2017
    Recently visited the Canada 150 exhibit. So interesting to see Peterborough's history on display. I learned so much and have lived here all my life. My grandson who just turned 3 enjoyed carrying his ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Went to the museum for a school geography project. Didn't even really know that there was a museum here, it is very informative and pretty interesting.  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    As small places go, Peterborough with a population of approximately 80,000 is not a bad place to visit for a short time. If you have a couple of hours, a place to visit would be the Peterborough Museu...  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    Great place to take the kids, looking around the museum is free ( they take donations)
  • May 23, 2017
    Very nice displays learned alot about Peterborough. Staff were absolutely amazing.
  • July 6, 2017
    The gem on the hill. Fantastic great management and staff
  • February 16, 2017
    For a small local, donation based museum, this one is very good. Great place for learning Peterborough's history. Interesting exhibits. They usually have rotating exibits that are on display for several months.
  • October 4, 2016
    Interesting museum for the local Peterborough area. The location is on top of Armour Hill and has a good surrounding view of the area. Admission is free or small donation.

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