What's On: Museums & Heritage

Peterborough Ghost Walk

Peterborough Ghost Walk

30th November - 15th December

Peterborough Museum

Peterborough's most popular walk...

Wartime Peterborough Tour

Wartime Peterborough Tour

4th November - 1st November

Peterborough Museum

Find out about our Wartime stories...

Medieval Peterborough Tour

Medieval Peterborough Tour

2nd December - 5th July

Peterborough Museum

Find out how Peterborough is a Medieval town...

Buildings Then and Now Tour

Buildings Then and Now Tour

7th April - 6th December

Peterborough Museum

Peterborough has many historic buildings, but how have they changed? Explore the city centre with our guide to look at how the our best loved buildings have changed and developed over the years. Discover some of the...

What's In a Name?

What's In a Name?

1st June - 5th July

Peterborough Museum

Find out the stories behind our streets...

Stone Me - Monumental Peterborough Tour

Stone Me - Monumental Peterborough Tour

7th September - 4th October

Peterborough Museum

Explore the past through our monuments...

Tudor & Stuart Peterborough Tour

Tudor & Stuart Peterborough Tour

5th October - 6th September

Peterborough Museum

Stories from one of the most dramatic periods in history...

Inns & Taverns Tour

Inns & Taverns Tour

6th November - 3rd December

Peterborough Museum

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

Peterborough Museum Candlelit Ghost Tour

Peterborough Museum Candlelit Ghost Tour

11th November - 8th December

Peterborough Museum

Spend an evening in a haunted building...

Crime & Punishment Walks

Crime & Punishment Walks

20th November - 17th December

Peterborough Museum

Execution spots, prisons and plenty of grisly details!

Historic Peterborough Tour

Historic Peterborough Tour

7th March - 12th December

Peterborough Museum

Your essential introduction to Peterborough's past!

Young Explorers

Young Explorers

2nd July - 1st October

Peterborough Museum

Join us every first Thursday of each month during term time for a special toddler session

"Looking in Wonderland – the art of Alice in Wonderland”

"Looking in Wonderland – the art of Alice in Wonderland”

4th July - 1st November

Peterborough Museum

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Peterborough Museum is staging a special exhibition of the iconic pictures from Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland books....

“Wonderland Wednesdays Workshops”

“Wonderland Wednesdays Workshops”

22nd July - 26th August

Peterborough Museum

“Alice’s Adventures” on Wednesday 22, 29 July & 5 August 2015, 10:30am – 12:30pm “Through the Looking Glass” on Wednesday 12, 19 & 26 August, 10:30am – 12:30pm Go down the rabbit hole this...

Firsts, Lasts and Bests Tour

Firsts, Lasts and Bests Tour

2nd August

Peterborough Museum

A new guided walk for 2015 explores the peculiar claims to fame that Peterborough should have...

“Knights and Princesses”

“Knights and Princesses”

8th August - 9th August

Longthorpe Tower

Ever wanted to be a knight in shining armour? Or perhaps a princess in a wonderful gown? Now’s your chance to learn how! Longthorpe Tower will be populated by medieval characters, to bring the building to life for...

“Centurions and Catapults”

“Centurions and Catapults”

30th August - 31st August

Flag Fen

The Romans invade Flag Fen...

Behind the Scenes of Peterborough Museum

Behind the Scenes of Peterborough Museum

12th September - 13th September

Peterborough Museum

Free Guided Tours for Heritage Open Days

City Centre Halloween Ghost Walks

City Centre Halloween Ghost Walks

28th October - 31st October

Peterborough Museum

The Halloween edition of our ever-popular Ghost Walks!

Halloween Midnight Ghost Hunt

Halloween Midnight Ghost Hunt

31st October

Peterborough Museum

Join us for a candlelit tour of the building, followed by a chance to spend the wee small hours on a real, live ghost hunt. Try various experiments and pieces of equipment, but will you have a real paranormal...