The Museum is On the Move!
/**/ Create your very own hand-crafted leather shoulder bag in this two day workshop! This fun and engaging workshop is a great introduction to a huge variety of skills like stamping, dyeing, carving and branding leather, installing hand-hammered copper rivets, making and installing wood or antler buttons, and installing buckles and clasps. You'll not only emerge with a completed and highly-functional shoulder bag, but also with the skills necessary to tackle loads of leather-craft projects like knife/axe/saw sheaths, belts, bags,…Find out more »
Join us at the Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site for our annual Lock & Paddle, in collaboration with Parks Canada and The Land Canadian Adventures. Where: Peterborough Lift Lock When: June 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10 a.m. – Registration Opens 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Vendors 12 p.m. – Lock & Paddle! Full details for the day are available here on Parks Canada's website. Last year we filled two tubs of the Lift Lock with…Find out more »
Book your seat on this Family Paddling Tour at the Peterborough Lift Lock!Find out more »
This popular one day camp is perfect for first-time paddlers, and is a great way to get to know what a day-in-the-life of camp is like!Find out more »
MUSEUM on the move
In the future, visitors will explore the canoe’s leading role in Canada’s past, present and future alongside the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock on one of the country’s most celebrated waterways.