Peterborough Museum

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A visit to Peterborough Museum will give you the opportunity of seeing some of the 200,000 objects in the collection. What ever your interest from archaeology to geology, natural history to social history, you will find something to fascinate. They range from the most amazing Napoleonic bone palace to the largest fossil fish, not forgetting the mesmerizing mummified rat. Many of these pieces have remarkable stories behind them and cover a great range of objects of national and international importance.

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Peterborough itself is conveniently located just off the A1. The Museum has a small car park which can get quite full, so parking in one of the other city centre car parks is recommended. Disabled car parking spaces are available on site.


Peterborough is on the main East Coast railway line less than an hour from London, Peterborough Museum is situated in Peterborough City Centre, on Priestgate, a minutes walk from the main shopping areas and two minutes walk from the Queensgate shopping centre, the bus station or the railway station.


Opening times:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM-10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*The Museum is open Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays during school holidays 12:00-16:00.
*The Museum is closed Christmas Eve afternoon, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.



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Address: Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1LF, UK.
Phone: +44 01733 864663

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