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Facility & Event Rentals

Looking for a truly unique venue for your wedding or special event? The Canadian Canoe Museum is the place to be in Peterborough.

With excellent customer service, an eye for detail, and customizable packages, the one-of-a-kind Canadian Canoe Museum is the ideal location for your one-of-a-kind event.

A bouquet of green, red, and yellow flowers sits in the middle of a table, surrounded by candles and a bottle of sparkling water.


A venue like no other for a day like no other.

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A render of the Multipurpose Event Room and Upper Terrace. Round tables and chairs line the room, which features an expansive window and door to the Upper Terrace with west-facing views of Little Lake and the Lakefront Campus.

Corporate & Community Rentals

Whether you are hosting a luncheon, conference, fundraiser, corporate retreat, celebration, or simply need a beautiful meeting space, The Canadian Canoe Museum has a variety of spaces on site that will suit your organization’s needs.

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Features & Amenities

  • 2,300 square foot designated event space
  • Adjacent catering kitchen
  • Capacity: 190 theatre-style seating, or 160 seated banquet-style
  • Expand your event outdoors with 800 square feet of deck space
  • Integrated AV equipment (projector, speakers, microphone) included
  • On-site Silver Bean Cafe
  • Licensed venue
  • Pre-function spaces, including a lower terrace with a fireplace
  • Opportunity to add on engaging experiences, like paddling a voyageur canoe on Little Lake, tours of the exhibits, and time at the campfire circle
  • Beautiful waterfront campus intersected by the Trans Canada Trail, with space for a marquee tent
  • Nearby access to Highway 115, hotels, restaurants, Peterborough Lift Lock and the downtown

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Don’t see what you’re planning? Or not quite sure what kind of event you’re organizing? Fill out the form below with your event details, and our team will be in touch!

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The Canadian Canoe Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and the traditional territory covered by the Williams Treaties First Nations. The Canadian Canoe Museum also recognizes the contributions of Indigenous Peoples including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, in shaping this community and country as a whole.

As an organization that stewards the world’s largest and most significant collection of canoes, kayaks & paddled watercraft, we will honour and share the cultural histories and stories within the collection in all that we do.

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2077 Ashburnham Dr
Peterborough, ON
K9L 1P8

Phone: 705-748-9153

Email: [email protected]


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