Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery | Day Out With The Kids

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England

  • Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery
  • Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery
  • Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4-12

Venue type: Indoor

Curious about local history? Visit Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery and discover fascinating histories from the past that will have your whole family captivated. See over 200,000 items on display in the Museum and check out the latest exhibition in the Art Gallery. Your little explorers will love playing with the interactive displays!

From Jurassic fossils, to Roman artefacts, to bone art made by French Napoleonic War prisoners - there will be plenty of exciting things to see and learn about during your visit. Into spooky stories? Join in on one of the museum’s organised family-friendly ghost walks and and discover a more mysterious side of history.

School’s out? Visit during the school holidays and join the fun at one of the awesome seasonal events Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery puts on for its younger visitors. Plenty of family-friendly fun awaits!

  • Interactive displays for all ages
  • Family-friendly ghost walks
  • Special kids’ events during school holiday


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, , England


Click here to visit Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery's website
01733 864 663

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 -17:00
Mondays (Term Time) CLOSED
Mondays (School Holidays & Bank Holidays) 10:00 -17:00

The Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


General Admission
onations are welcome

Admission prices apply on special event days. Please check the attraction's website for more information

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only