5 weeks of summer fun

5 weeks of summer fun

29 Jul 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery

Join us for 5 weeks of fun this summer!

There's a family activity to enjoy every day from 29 Jul - 31 Aug (excluding Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday)

5 weeks of summer fun
We're kicking off the summer holidays with our Summer Fun Day at the museum!

Join us for a free, fun-filled event featuring craft stalls, have-a-go games, the Peterborough Libraries & Archives' Bunny Bus, family crafts, storytelling, food and drink, and much more!

Plan your days

Make-a-Sword Mondays
10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3.30pm
£15 per person

Get crafty and join our expert sword-fighter for this workshop to make a sword inspired by Bronze Age designs. Includes everything you need to make your own sword to take home. There will be time to try out your new creation too, and learn a few skills/tricks.

Bookings open soon.

Trainspotter Tuesdays
10am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
£2.50 per child

Make your own binoculars, follow our trail and become a real trainspotter. Why not combine this with a visit to our Peterborough Railways exhibition?

No need to book.

Underwater Wednesdays
10am-4pm (last entry 3pm)
Admission charges apply to enter the museum: £4 adults, £3.50 under 16s, FREE under 5s, £15 families

Discover all about the 'monster of the sea' who lived right here in Peterborough (the biggest fish ever!) and get hands-on with real fossils.

The perfect addition to a visit to Peterborough Cathedral's 'Monsters of the Sea' exhibition.

Tiny Tot Thursdays
Session times and prices vary.

Bring your pre-schoolers along for special weekly role play, soft play and messy/sensory play sessions. Each session will have a different theme:

1 Aug: Recycling
15 Aug: Dinosaurs
22 Aug: Trains
29 Aug: Food

On 8 Aug, our pop-up role play village will be here all day instead, perfect for tiny tots!

Free Fridays
10am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

Free weekly activities, including a fun trail, building blocks, recycling games and archaeological digging.

No need to book.

Sword School Saturdays
10.30am-11am, 11.30am-12.00pm, 12.30pm-1.00pm
£5 per person

Family-friendly workshops to hone your sword and martial arts skills with child-safe swords.

Bookings open soon.

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

Tiny Tots

8 Jun 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Family Activities

Arts Award: Discover

- Click to see dates

Education & learning

Peterborough Railways

13 Jul 2024 - 21 Sept 2024


5 weeks of summer fun

29 Jul 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Family Activities

Recycling-themed LEGO® Challenge

2 Aug 2024 - 9 Aug 2024

Family Activities

Summer Art Classes

3 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Arts & Crafts Event

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