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From Mansion to Museum

Discover the changing faces of Peterborough Museum and the city in which it sits as you explore millions of years of Peterborough’s history, from Jurassic Seas and Roman fortresses, to the advent of the railways and modern industry.

The Vaults

Take part in a Vaults tour and venture down into the Museum’s cellars. Explore layers of history, rarely seen by the public and hear the stories of the people who once lived and worked within the building.

Could you track down a fleeing king, make away with the local magistrates treasure or escape before you become buried alive! Take part in one of three themed escape rooms, brought to you by Escape Peterborough.

Meet our Roman Soldier

Marcus Suetonius Martinus

Interested in Roman Britain? Here's an opportunity to meet a 1st Century Roman Soldier Marcus Suetonius Martinus, who will talk about his life in the Roman Army.

You can meet Maruc every Tuesday 10am - 3pm, in the First People gallery (1st floor) here at Peterborough Museum.

What’s on

The Priestgate Vaults Tour

18 Oct 2022 - 31 Dec 2024

Walks & Tours

Life & observational drawing class

Every Thursday - Click to see dates

Arts & Crafts Event

PAINtings - Paul Kneen

13 Apr 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

Exhibition

Paper Sculpture classes with Ann Bellamy

Every Monday - Click to see dates

Arts & Crafts Event

Tiny Tots

11 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Family Activities

Lithuanian Flavours | Lietuviški skoniai

21 May 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Exhibition

May Half Term: ZOO-seum and Vaults tours

28 May 2024 - 30 May 2024

Family Activities

Arts Award: Discover

- Click to see dates

Education & learning

Peterborough Railways

13 Jul 2024 - 21 Sept 2024

Exhibition

Past exhibitions

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