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.

Christmas and New Year Opening Times (22nd December – 9th January)

Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm daily

Please note that we are closed on:
Wednesday 24th December 2014
Thursday 25th December 2014
Friday 26th December 2014
Saturday 27th December 2014
Sunday 28th December 2014
Thursday 1st January 2015

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.
We are closed 22-24 December, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year.

Admission prices

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

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.
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