Description
Description (Service) A living museum owned and operated by the Peterborough Historical Society.  
* Hutchison House was built in 1836-1837 
* Visitors can tour the house and see the study of Dr. Hutchison with medical instruments, books and furnishings; the Sir Sandford Fleming room with survey equipment; Sir Fleming's original map of Peterborough and other memorabilia; Victorian parlour; the keeping room with cooking in the open hearth; period gardens planted in the style of the 1860s; and demonstration herb, vegetable, and flower cutting gardens. Costumed guides are on duty afternoons throughout the summer months.  
* Workshops for children and adults.  
* School and group programmes can be arranged as well as private parties, showers, weddings and celebrations 
* Scottish Teas are served Tue-Sun afternoons Jul and Aug
Service Details
Hours Office & Bookshop: Jun-Sep Tue-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Oct-May Mon–Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Public Tours: Jun-Sep Tue-Sun 1 pm-4:30 pm * Oct-May Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
* Summer hours begin mid-June annually.
Areas Served Peterborough
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application needed
Languages English
Fees Service - call for information on hosting events rates ; Admission - call for information or visit website
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
270 Brock St
Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9
Intersection Brock St & Bethune St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - ground floor & terrace only - parking accessible, entrance accessible, washroom accessible ; * Video tour of the house for those not able to climb stairs
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-9710
Toll Free Phone 1-866-743-9710
E-Mail info@hutchisonhouse.ca
Website www.hutchisonhouse.ca
Primary Contact Gale Fewings, Administrator / Curator
Alternate Contact Erin Panepinto, Museum Assistant

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