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Peterborough Museum

Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1LF, England
+44 1733 864663
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Smaller than some but very good

We came to Peterborough today as we had another appointment in the centre so planned somethings to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Small but interesting

Not a very big museum takes you through the history of Peterborough including the roman conquest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1LF, England
+44 1733 864663
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Peterborough today as we had another appointment in the centre so planned somethings to do to make the most of the day. We got to the museum about 12.45pm and wasn't too busy which was lovely for a Saturday. Our group consisted...More

Thank Popsandbaba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a very big museum takes you through the history of Peterborough including the roman conquest. Very nice displays of wildlife along the river Nene and in the surrounding areas. We've even seen some dinosaurs (mainly ichthyosaur as this was a see in those days)...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of my visit here was seeing the beautiful models made by POWs (there were apparently thousands of them) who made them out of the bones from their meals, wood from their barracks and pieces of straw to sell at the local market and...More

Thank Knittingmags
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Busy day with a visit to the cathedral as well and also to queensgate centre and I enjoyed this museum as it was very interesting.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Brilliant that it opens at 10.00 on Sunday otherwise we would probably not have been able to visit. This is a very well arranged small museum with a high quality of presentation and I would imagine would have something of interest to all ages. The...More

Thank Duck20171001
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This museum is one of the most interactive ones I have seen lately. These is a extensive variety of different exhibitions, covering areas like the first inhabitants on these lands, going through prehistoric wild life to nowadays history. The staff were very friendly and happy...More

Thank Simona721theArt
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Shows how Peterborough has developed over the years and what interesting sites there are in the area to visit.

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The museum is well laid out and has an interesting variety of displays. Its proximity to Flag Fen means there is a good introduction to the Bronze Age and its relevance the local environs as well as other good displays period by period. A real...More

Thank badger34004
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very disappointing Must Farm exhibition- poor lighting and audio visual badly placed next to the museum cafe with the doors open! Main museum has a very wide range of artefacts and interesting displays but again audio visual on loop recordings too loud and distracted from...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We only had about an hour to spend here, but that was enough to recognise this as a top quality local museum. I loved the little gallery area with the giant twister and electric tree. The Victorian operating theatre was fascinating, and I really wish...More

Thank UbuRoi66
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Vivacity P | Property representative |
Hello, the museum is completely free to explore, including the Roman exhibition, apart from special event days where there is a small fee for the initial entry to the building.