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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5
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Hidden Heritage Tours

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Hidden Heritage Tours  Selected Saturdays at 2pm £5 adults, £3 under 16s Peterborough city centre- meet at Peterborough Museum A must for visitors to the city or local residents alike! The Hidden Heritage Tour is the essential guide to Peterborough’s past. Find out more about the fascinating and often undiscovered history of Peterborough, from the foundation of the Saxon abbey to the modern city. ... Read More

£5

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At Home with the Tudors

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Travel back in time to the 1500s, with a chance to meet Tudor characters, and find out all about daily life in Tudor times. Plus meet Lady Margaret Beaufort, the mother of Henry VII, the Tudor who started it all. Take part in family activities and crafts with a Tudor theme. £3 Children £4 Adults £12 Family Ticket (2 Adults, ... Read More

£3 – £12
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At Home with the Tudors

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Travel back in time to the 1500s, with a chance to meet Tudor characters, and find out all about daily life in Tudor times. Plus meet Lady Margaret Beaufort, the mother of Henry VII, the Tudor who started it all. Take part in family activities and crafts with a Tudor theme. £3 Children £4 Adults £12 Family Ticket (2 Adults, ... Read More

£3 – £12

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Wreath Making Workshop

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Get into the Christmas spirit by making an 8-inch Christmas wreath. Perfect for your door, as a table placement, or as a decoration for your home. Everything you need will be provided for you, from the base to the foliage and decorations. You will need to bring a pair of secateurs. Over 16s only

£26
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Wreath Making Workshop

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Get into the Christmas spirit by making an 8-inch Christmas wreath. Perfect for your door, as a table placement, or as a decoration for your home. Everything you need will be provided for you, from the base to the foliage and decorations. You will need to bring a pair of secateurs. Over 16s only

£26

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Christmas Fayre

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Families can get into the festive spirit with a free craft fayre at Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery. The Christmas Fair will feature a wide variety of gifts from local producers, artists and craft makers, with stalls spread throughout the museum’s historic Georgian building, supporting local businesses in the run up to Christmas. Visitors can shop for stocking fillers and ... Read More

Free
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Christmas Fayre

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Families can get into the festive spirit with a free craft fayre at Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery. The Christmas Fair will feature a wide variety of gifts from local producers, artists and craft makers, with stalls spread throughout the museum’s historic Georgian building, supporting local businesses in the run up to Christmas. Visitors can shop for stocking fillers and ... Read More

Free

Collage Christmas Card Workshop

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

What could be nicer than sending a handmade card this Christmas to those you love. Get in touch with your creative side, and learn how to snip and stick to create your very own paper collage Christmas cards! Suitable for beginners or those who just want to learn more. Over 16s only.

£22

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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Plese note these ... Read More

£3 – £16
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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Plese note these ... Read More

£3 – £16
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Halloween Horror Night

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Prepare to be entertained, enthralled and downright scared by a night of dramatised tours around the most haunted building in Peterborough. Hear about some of the Museum's ghostly stories by candlelight, but watch your backs and prepare to jump as you see the stories come to life in front of you. This is one of our scariest events this Halloween ... Read More

£6 – £16
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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Plese note these ... Read More

£3 – £16
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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Plese note these ... Read More

£3 – £16
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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Plese note these ... Read More

£3 – £16

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery – Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most haunted locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Tours last around ... Read More

£3 – £5
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Myths and Legends

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Do you know your fact from your fiction? Ever wondered whether the mythical stories we tell have any base in truth? Explore some local and well-known myths and legends with our family craft activities and Museum trail. Free entry. Running from Tues 26-Thurs 28 October from 10am-4pm.

Free
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Myths and Legends

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Do you know your fact from your fiction? Ever wondered whether the mythical stories we tell have any base in truth? Explore some local and well-known myths and legends with our family craft activities and Museum trail. Free entry. Running from Tues 26-Thurs 28 October from 10am-4pm.

Free

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery – Myths & Legends

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Find out about some of the local and well-known myths and legends with our family craft activities and Museum trail. Entry to this event and the Museum is free, no booking required. Open 10:00 - 4:00pm (last admission 3:30pm daily)

Free
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Myths and Legends

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Do you know your fact from your fiction? Ever wondered whether the mythical stories we tell have any base in truth? Explore some local and well-known myths and legends with our family craft activities and Museum trail. Free entry. Running from Tues 26-Thurs 28 October from 10am-4pm.

Free

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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free
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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free
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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free
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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free
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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free

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Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free

Terrific Tuesdays

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Every Tuesday at Peterborough Museum you can join in with free crafts and a themed trail. 27th July & 3rd August- Discover Dinos Discover what swam around Peterborough millions of years ago in the Jurassic times. On the 3rd there will be a chance to meet some of the items in our collection from 11.30-12.30. 10th & 17th August- Rotten ... Read More

Free

Roman pottery handling workshop

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Join Professor Stephen Upex for a hands-on morning this spring. After an introduction to the Roman pottery industry and techniques local to Peterborough and the surrounding area, you’ll get the chance to handle original local and regional material under the guidance of Prof. Upex (arguably the pre-eminent authority on the Romans in the East of England). This relaxed morning is ... Read More

£15

Foundational calligraphy workshop

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Discover a new skill this spring. Using tutor demonstrations and individual practice, you’ll learn to construct the letters of the foundational script using a dip pen and ink. Our experienced calligraphy tutor will offer individual support by ensuring that you can work at your own pace.  By the end of the day you will be able to create a bookmark, ... Read More

£55

What is a Wellyphant?

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

What exactly is a Wellyphant? Find out this and much more as you create a new story inspired by Nick Sharratt this February Half Term at Peterborough Museum. Get in touch with your creative side as you make the characters come alive and discover new ones along the way! You'll also have an opportunity to visit the Nick Sharratt exhibition ... Read More

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What is a Wellyphant?

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

What is a Wellyphant you ask? Find out as you join in with the creation of a story inspired by Nick Sharratt. Get jotting, doodling, scribbling as you make the characters come alive and discover new ones along the way! Plus, visit the Nick Sharratt exhibition to discover more about his work. Monday to Friday this February half term. Entry ... Read More

£2 – £12

Inns and Taverns Tour

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Take a trip down memory lane with our guide and discover the answer to these questions as well as many more of the fascinating stories behind many of Peterborough’s pubs. Travel back to Victorian Peterborough and find out about the hundred and more drinking establishments that covered the City Centre. Hear about some of the bizarre brews and beers, such ... Read More

£5

At Home with the Tudors

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Travel back in time to the 1500s, with a chance to meet Tudor characters such as the Barber Surgeon with his gruesome cures. Mind your manners with a Tudor lady, handle arms and armour with our soldiers and try some period food. Take part in family activities and crafts with a Tudor theme. Tickets: £3 children, £4 adult, £12 family. ... Read More

Tudor Peterborough Walk

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Explore Peterborough’s historic city centre with a 60 minute guided walk. Gather at Peterborough Museum where a costumed guide will take you on a tour where you will find out what the city was like during the time of Katharine of Aragon. The tour will then enter the Cathedral where you will hear about the funeral of Queen Katharine. ■ ... Read More

£4 – £6

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Halloween Ghost Walks

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Stalk the streets this Halloween with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough's most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city's more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told... Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. Tours duration: Approx ... Read More

£5

An Evening at the Priestgate Vaults

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Explore layers of history and meet people from the past, associated with the building which now houses Peterborough Museum - dare you enter? Please note, this tour includes stairs. Booking essential. £4 adults, £3 under 16s.  

£4

Treasure Hunt

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Go on a Treasure hunt with us at October half term, to celebrate our special Hoards exhibition, on loan from The British Museum. Uncover clues, crack codes - and discover the priceless treasure all around you! Perfect for all the family. *Free entry to the museum after 3pm. £3 child, £4 adult, £12 family, under 5s free.    

Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

FREE (except for special event days) A British Museum and Salisbury Museum Partnership Exhibition, supported by the Dorset Foundation.  Following on from the success of the Hoards display at the British Museum in 2016, this partnership exhibition has visited museums across the UK as part of the British Museum's National Programmes to display and highlight prehistoric, Roman, early medieval and later hoards. Peterborough is the last ... Read More

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Peterborough Museum Candlelit Tour

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Peterborough Museum is reputedly one of the most haunted sites in the city, with many ghosts said to be lurking around the building. This tour sets out to uncover some of their stories. The tour is led by a costumed guide, who shows visitors around the building by candlelight, explaining the various paranormal happenings at the sites where they have ... Read More

£5