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Peterborough Museum & Archives
300 Hunter Street East, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5
The Peterborough Museum & Archives is a historical museum in Peterborough, Ontario. The museum has a history spanning well over a century and is home to the second oldest historical collection of its kind within Ontario. Thousands of linear feet of archival materials and over 33,000 artifacts are included in the collection of which only 3% is displayed at any one time due to space restrictions.
While the focus of the PCMA is Peterborough and area, the museum is home to a diverse collection of artifacts as they relate to the following areas of interest: Archaeology, Ethnography, Furniture, Military Collections, Natural History, Recreational (Toys, Dolls & Sporting Equipment), Technology, and Textiles.
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