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Museum & Art Gallery.

Museum & Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery is one of the city’s most historic buildings and is just a four-minute walk from Queensgate Shopping Centre. This Georgian mansion has served as a museum for over 70 years; eight permanent galleries display inspirational historical and cultural objects. The ground floor has a café and two main exhibition spaces providing a dynamic programme of changing exhibitions for heritage and arts. Whether you are a family, community group, individual or school, we are sure you will find something to enjoy.

What's on.

Urban | 11th December 2021 – 29th May 2022

Renowned street art by some of the world’s most celebrated contemporary artists will be on display at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery in a major new exhibition. An exhibition of major national importance, ‘Urban’ will include original works by graffiti artist Banksy, My Dog Sighs, Blek le Rat, Pure Evil, Kaws, Damian Hirst and other prominent artists. ‘Urban’ will open on 11 December and run until May. Some of the items have rarely been exhibited in the UK before. It will include the unique Banksy cottage from Merrivale Model Village in Norfolk.

Other events and activities linked to the exhibition over the coming months are planned including an art trail and workshops involving local street artists. The headline sponsor for the exhibition is Cross Keys Homes.

General admission for the exhibition is £8 for over 18s, £5 for youngsters aged 12-18 and free for under 12s.

I Matter | 17th September - 28th November 2021

Curated by Olu Taiwo, the exhibition is formed of work created by artists from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and communities.

Their exhibition responds to the powerful declaration, ‘I Matter’ and its recent complex iterations.

The exhibition will feature work by painters, printmakers, sculptors, digital artists and photographers.

Entry is free.

Contact us.

Priestgate, Peterborough, PE1 1LF

+44 (0) 1733 864 663


Tuesday to Saturday
10am - 4pm

12 noon – 4pm

(Last admission 3.30pm every day)