Located in one of the city's most historic buildings, Peterborough Museum has a wealth of stories to fascinate and enthral all the family. There are some amazing objects and interactive displays for all ages. The collections comprise over 200,000 items of great national and international importance.
" Explore the historic building and its story: from private house, to hospital and museum. Go inside the original Victorian Operating Theatre to learn about the grisly history of surgery.
" Visit an underwater world! See the internationally important collection of fossils of Jurassic sea-monsters and find out more about the creatures that swam in our prehistoric seas over 150 million years ago.
" Discover the story of the world's first prisoner of war camp, built 200 years ago during the Napoleonic Wars. See inside one of the cells and view the incredibly intricate items made by the French prisoners.
" Learn about the story of Peterborough, from prehistory to the present. Come face-to-face with Britain's oldest murder victim, see Roman and Saxon treasures, look inside a Victorian railway cottage and clock in to find out what Peterborough companies have made over the last century.
General Admission FREE
Special events, admission charges, £3.00 Adult, £2.00 Child, Students and senior, £6.00 family
Open all the time
Opening times, Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm. Mondays open only during School holidays and Bank Holidays
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|Notes||Opening times, Tues - Sun: 10am - 5pm. Mondays open only during School holidays and Bank Holidays
Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1LF
Map reference: TL 189985 Lat: 52.57184 Long: -0.24677
|Wed 19 Jun 2013||The History of Peterborough|
|Wed 26 Jun 2013||The History of Peterborough|
|Wed 3 Jul 2013||The History of Peterborough|
|Thu 4 Jul 2013||Young Explorers|
|Fri 19 Jul 2013||Archaeological Finds Identification Day|