Peterborough Museum

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Contact Details:
Peterborough Museum
Contact Email:
laura.fanthorpe@vivacity-peterborough.com
Website:
www.visitpeterborough.com
Address:
Priestgate Peterborough
Activities available on request at reception including 'iSpy Trails'
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An Exceptionally Elfy Christmas Fri 21 & Sat 22 December 2018
Do you have what it takes to enrol as an honorary elf? Santa has set up his workshop at Peterborough Museum and he needs your help... the elves have been left to deck the halls, finish the gifts and make some treats in Mrs Claus' kitchen. Enrol as an elf, help in Santa's workshop and receive a range of festive goodies to take home. Just drop in on the day, or queue jump via vivacity.org £3 children, £4 adults, £12 families (under 5s free). Fri 21 & Sat 22 December 2018, 10am-3pm (recommended last entry 2pm)
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 4 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
4
14
Priestgate Vaults Tour
The Priestgate Vaults are the historic cellars under Peterborough Museum, revealing 500 years of history from this building and the city. The cellars have original features, including windows from the Tudor house, the Georgian/Victorian wine cellar, and a room used as an air raid shelter during World War II. Explore these rooms as part of a guided tour, and meet characters from the past who will tell their stories, brought to life using new technology and theatrical events. Tours are held Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays at 11.30am and 2.30pm, and last 45 minutes. Additional tours are held in the school holidays - please call for details: 01733 864663 or email museum@vivacity-peterborough.com PLEASE NOTE: Tours are not suitable for children under 8, or those of a nervous disposition. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is advisable as places are limited to 15 for each tour. Cost: Adults: £4.00, Children and full-time students: £3.00.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 8 - 18
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
8
18
Treasures Exhibition - Treasure Trail Activity August 2018 - January 2019
What's so special about Peterborough? Come along to Peterborough Museum to find out in this very special exhibition of Treasures. Now, thanks to National Lottery Players and the Weston Loan Program with Artfund, National treasures from institutions across the country (including the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum) are being displayed together for the first time ever at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery. Each of the treasures on display has either been found in or has a very strong link to Peterborough, such as the Water Newton Treasure found at Durobrivae (Ancient Roman Peterborough) and the Casket of St Thomas Becket which was commissioned by Abbot Benedict of Peterborough in 1177. Treasure Trail activity for children - free for children with a Children's University passport.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 4 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
4
14