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Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4-12
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

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
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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

Travel & Contact Information


Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, null, England

Phone number

01733 864 663



Click here to visit Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

No, there is no parking.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery is not wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

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