Tours of the museum are now available. Please call in advance to book a tour. Download a copy of our Covid-19 Procedures.
**Hutchison House Museum requires that any visitor to the museum over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated. Please be prepared to present your photo ID, vaccine passport, and complete a COVID-19 screening upon arrival at the museum. **
Please note that while Hutchison House Museum continues to adhere to health and safety guidelines to keep you safe, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By being in public spaces like the Hutchison House Museum, you voluntarily assume the risks related to exposure.
Hutchison House – located in downtown Peterborough, Ontario – is a museum offering a glimpse of life in Ontario in the 1800s. An estimated 7,000 people visit the museum each year for guided tours and other special events.
Through the year, the public is invited to enjoy Scottish Teas during July and August, monthly heritage lunches during the winter months, and many other activities for all age groups.
The museum is wheelchair accessible to the terrace, the historic 1840s open-hearth kitchen, bookshop and an accessible washroom. Although the upper floors are only accessible by stairs, visitors can enjoy a virtual guided tour of the upper floors.
The Hutchison House Museum is owned and operated by the Peterborough Historical Society.
Museum office by appointment only.
Staff will be in the museum Monday to Friday from 10am – 4pm.
The museum will be closed from Tuesday, December 21st until Tuesday, December 28th.
Bookshop orders by phone and curbside pick up.
Tours are available Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4pm by appointment only.
Museum Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students (6-18). Admission is free for children 5 and under.