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March Break at Hutchison House

Come to Hutchison House Museum for some March Break fun! This drop-off program will run from 9:30 to 12:30 pm on March 11th, 15th, 16th, and 18th. Please make sure to bring a peanut-free snack and indoor shoes. All visitors to the museum aged 12 or older must be fully vaccinated to enter the museum.  … Read more


Please note that Hutchison House Museum is CLOSED for the duration of the province’s Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen. Please email staff at if you have any questions during this time.

Pandemic Arrangements

Pandemic Arrangements of the Peterborough Historical Society and Hutchison House Museum The Peterborough Historical Society and Hutchison House Museum are strictly following the emergency regulations to address the pandemic. The first aim is to ensure the safety of visitors, staff and volunteers. Some programs have been adapted to virtual and online delivery, in some cases … Read more

Speaker Series: The Evolution of the Garage: The Effects of Technology on the Built Landscape

Speaker series: Jennifer Guerin The automobile’s impact on society and the economy has been pervasive. Think of the petroleum industry, urban and suburban development, highway infrastructure, rural connectivity, leisure, recreation, travel, tourism. Domestic architecture and landscape have not escaped the automobile’s transformative power. Jennifer Guerin, Heritage Researcher for the City of Peterborough, examines the hitherto … Read more

Job Opportunity

Assistant to the Curator Wage: $19.50/hr for 30 hrs/wk Job Type and Duration: Part-time, Contract (6 months September 5, 2022 to March 3, 2022) Job Location: Hutchison House Museum (270 Brock St. Peterborough, ON, K9H 2P9) Hutchison House Museum is looking for a professional, creative, and detail-oriented Assistant to the Curator/Manager (Assistant) The Assistant will … Read more

Peach Tea

Back by popular demand, Hutchison House will host the 30th annual Peach Tea on Thursday, August 18th   from noon to 4pm.  Enjoy the feeling of an old time summer social, as you indulge in an afternoon of home-baked scones served with fresh peaches and whipped cream or ice cream, topped with blueberries.  Tea, iced tea, … Read more

Summer Workshops

Join in on some summer fun at Hutchison House. We will be running our summer workshops where kids can experience a morning learning a new craft or participating in a historic cooking activity. More information below:

Games Day

Enjoy a laid-back day at Hutchison House Museum on Fridays in the summer. Play board, parlour, or outdoor games at our scenic historic house. Regular admission applies and refreshments will be served. See more information below:

Deadline for Scottish Tea Coordinator application!

Please note that today is the last day to send your resume to us if you are interested in the Scottish Tea Coordinator position. Send your resume to .