Visiting the Museum

Visiting the Museum

How to find us

Peterborough Museum

There are several car parks located close to Peterborough Museum, including at Peterborough Railway Station, Queensgate Shopping Centre and Car Haven near to the Town Hall.

Opening times

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Open Mondays (School holidays and Bank Holidays), 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Open Mondays (School terms) for pre-booked groups only.

Closures over holiday periods vary, please contact the musuem for more information.

Admission prices

  • General admission is FREE.
  • Admission on special event days: Admission prices vary depending on event.

Please note that our Santa Needs You…Enlist as an Elf! event will run from Saturday 19 December – Monday 21 December inclusive. There will be an admission charge to the Museum during this period. Normal admission resumes on Tuesday 22 December.

Groups and guided tours

Get a fuller understanding of the site and its story from one of our experienced guides. Group tours of the site can be booked throughout the year by prior arrangement. Please contact us for more details and bookings, call 01733 864 663 or email
Independent group visits are welcomed but restricted to a maximum of 32 people (for independent school visits: 32 plus supporting staff).

Get involved!

Got a few hours to spare? Ever wondered what it would be like to volunteer at a heritage site? There are a whole number of ways you can get involved by becoming part of our fantastic team of volunteers. To find out more please email

Contact us

For further information, call 01733 864 663 or email