What's On: Museums & Heritage

Hidden Heritage Tour

Hidden Heritage Tour

30th November - 27th August

Peterborough Museum

Your essential introduction to Peterborough's past!

Crime & Punishment Walks

Crime & Punishment Walks

20th August - 18th August

Peterborough Museum

Execution spots, prisons and plenty of grisly details!

Inns & Taverns Tour

Inns & Taverns Tour

3rd September - 4th August

Peterborough Museum

Discover the many fascinating stories behind Peterborough's historic pubs...

Adventure Hunter Parties

Adventure Hunter Parties

20th November - 30th November

Peterborough Museum

Hire Peterborough Museum for your next children's party

The Priestgate Vaults

The Priestgate Vaults

4th December - 23rd December

Dare you enter the Priestgate Vaults?

Colours Beneath Your Feet

Colours Beneath Your Feet

28th May - 8th July

The making of the first geological map of England, Wales and parts of Scotland This fascinating exhibition explores the life of William Smith and the story behind how he came to make one of the fist geological maps...

Hidden Heritage Guided Walk

Hidden Heritage Guided Walk

25th June - 9th July

Peterborough Museum

The Hidden Heritage Tour

Peterborough Heritage Festival 2016

Peterborough Heritage Festival 2016

2nd July - 3rd July

Cathedral Square

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd July - The United Kingdom's Largest Multiperiod Living History Festival is back

The Clockwork Infirmary

The Clockwork Infirmary

2nd July - 3rd July

Peterborough Museum

Victorian science fiction costumes and contraptions

Green and Cheerful

Green and Cheerful

5th July

Peterborough Cathedral

A talk by Claire Foster-Gilbert

Peterborough Pub Quiz 2016

Peterborough Pub Quiz 2016

6th July

Brewery Tap pub

Test your local history knowledge!

Abseil Down the Cathedral

Abseil Down the Cathedral

8th July - 9th July

Peterborough Cathedral

Dare you brave the heights of Peterborough's most famous building?

Romans Return to Longthorpe

Romans Return to Longthorpe

9th July - 10th July

Longthorpe Tower

Discover the story of the Romans in Longthorpe and get hands on with arms and armour

Wish You Were Here!

Wish You Were Here!

23rd July

Peterborough Museum

Take a trip through the history of Thomas Cook Discover how the entrepreneurial vision and wanderlust of a 19th century cabinet maker from Derbyshire transformed the once prohibitively expensive idea of...

Archaeology Detectives

Archaeology Detectives

26th July - 9th August

Flag Fen

Discover how to bring the past to life

Swizztastic Summer

Swizztastic Summer

27th July - 1st September

Peterborough Museum

Peterborough Museum is going all nonsensical this summer!

Trenches, Trauma and Treatment: The Thomas Hunter Story

Trenches, Trauma and Treatment: The Thomas Hunter Story

30th July - 31st July

Peterborough Museum

Learn how WW1 soldiers were treated at Peterborough Infirmary.

“Knights and Princesses”

“Knights and Princesses”

13th August - 14th August

Longthorpe Tower

Family fun from the Middle Ages!

Nature Detectives

Nature Detectives

16th August - 30th August

Flag Fen

Take a walk on the wild side!

Flag Fen Treasure!

Flag Fen Treasure!

28th August - 29th August

Flag Fen

ill you be able to uncover the secrets & find your way to the treasure hidden within?