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Hutchison House

Tours of the museum are now available. Please call 705-743-9710 in advance to book a tour.

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.

At Hutchison House, we regularly host events that are open to the community. For more information about upcoming events, consult our Events Calendar or contact us for more information.

The Hutchison House Museum is owned and operated by the Peterborough Historical Society.

A short gray house with a wooden fence. There are lilacs and other flowers growing up the fence.
The Hutchison House Museum, located at 270 Brock Street, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Museum Hours

The Museum will be CLOSED September 2 for Labour Day.

Museum office by appointment only.

Staff will be in the museum Tuesday to Sunday from 10am – 4pm.

Bookshop orders by phone and curbside pick up.

Tours are available Tuesday to Sunday from 1pm to 4pm, by appointment only.

Museum Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students (6-18). Admission is free for children 5 and under.