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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 preview event | 10th December 2021 | 7.30pm – 10.30pm

Enjoy early access to our ‘Urban’ exhibition, featuring original works by major international artists including Banksy, Damien Hirst, My Dog Sighs, the Connor Brothers, Pure Evil, Blek le Rat and more.

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 are planned over the coming months including an art trail and workshops with local street artists. The headline sponsor is Cross Keys Homes.

Ticket holders can enjoy early access to the exhibition before it opens to the public. The price is £25 and includes refreshments, street food, a DJ and a complimentary exhibition guide. A £5 donation from each sale will go to charity.

Limited places are available. Booking is essential.

Urban | 11th December 2021 – 29th May 2022

The exhibition opens to the public on 11th December. General admission is £8 for over 18s, £5 for youngsters aged 12-18 and is 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)