Hutchison House Museum - Historic Places Days

Hutchison House Museum

Peterborough, Ontario
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
270 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON, Canada
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Hours
Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Phone
705-743-9710

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Hutchison House is the historic 1837 home of one of Peterborough’s first resident doctors, Dr. John Hutchison. Today, the museum offers visitors a glimpse of life in the 1800s. The museum is open year-round.

The public is invited to enjoy Scottish Teas during July and August, monthly heritage lunches during the winter months, and many other activities and workshops 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.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Fun Facts

Did you know that the museum was opened on May 24th, 1978?

Sir Sandford Fleming, a cousin of Dr. Hutchison, stayed at Hutchison House for two years while he put down roots in Upper Canada.

Events At This Place

Scottish Teas at Hutchison House Museum

Hutchison House Museum

2 July - 3 September, 2022 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Summer Workshops at Hutchison House Museum

Hutchison House Museum

14 July - 25 August, 2022 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Location

270 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON, Canada
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