Last updated: 6/17/2011
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Street Address
26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
Mailing Address
26 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
phone: 603-924-4555
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Mose Olenik, Administrator
phone: 603-924-4555
David Blair, Director
phone: 603-924-4555
Terry Reeves, Education Director
phone: 603-924-4555
Nadiya Weidman, Manager
phone: 603-924-4555

Our permanent collection and loans from the community. Our gift shop is predominately "fair trade" items from around the world. We have an excellent space for parties of up to 100 guests.

Artifact Collections

Folkart objects of art, daily living and celebrations. Textiles, costumes, ceramic, metal, wood, etc.

Educational Programs

We have a robust "schools" program in which students come as a class to learn about specific cultures, cultural celebrations, children across cultures, music, religions, food --all aspects of culture and teacher workshops. We also have Director's Tours and self directed tours of our regional exhibitions as well as many performances and programs year-round for the general public and a twice-yearly Senior Series.


Lecture Halls

Performance Areas


Access: General Public

Appointment required: No


We have a monthly e-news letter, up-to-date website, and use of social media. An annual report goes out yearly to our supporters.


Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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