Best Landmark in Peterborough, ON

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HUTCHISON HOUSE

270 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P9

Since 1837

Museum, House, Landmarks, Programs, Events, Bookshop, Occasional Papers, Research, Rental, School Program, Summer Workshops, March Break, Birthday Parties, Medicinal Herb Garden, Artifacts, Guided Tours, Special Events, Junior Volunteer Program, Open-Hearth Kitchen, Bookshop & Accessible Washroom

Free Admission: Children 5 and under - An estimated 7,000 people visit the museum each year for guided tours and other special events

Price: $5 Adults & $2 Students (6-18)

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June - Labour Day: Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sat & Sun 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm September - May: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sat & Sun Closed

Whilst staying with relatives we decided to visit Hutchinson House Museum. It is a wonderful example of how life evolved at the turn of the 19th century. All the artifacts are genuine and are layed out room by room to show how the life of a doctor and his wife were I've. The web site is full of useful information and our visit was enhanced by our volunteer guide Bob. Be aware that this house is built over three storeys and therefore some people may have difficulty with the stairs.
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WILLIAM DIXON HOUSE

661 Park Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 4S4

Since 1837

Landmark, Historical Places, Architectural Buildings, House, The Low-Hipped Roof, The Symmetrical, Two and a Half Storey, Rectangular Main Building with Full Basement, The Three Bay Main Facade, The Original Casement and Sash Windows, The 6 Panel Door, Side Panels, Transom & The Stone Construction

A good example of Georgian styling, it is among the oldest houses in the town and one of only a few stone dwellings surviving

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The heritage value of the William Dixon house lies in its association with the Dixon family, one of the six original Colony Settlers of the Peterborough area. William Dixon immigrated to Canada from England with his parents in 1818. In 1829, after his marriage to Isabella Harvey, William built his first house on a share of the family land.
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PETERBOROUGH LIFT LOCK

353 Hunter Street East, Peterborough, ON K9J 6X2

Since 1904

Historical Landmark, Historic Sites, Concrete and Steel Construction, The Towers, Caisson Pits and Breastworks, Architectural Building, The Pilasters, String Courses and Cornices on the Towers, The Two Chambers, Breastworks, The Ornamental Railings, The Interior Detailing & Finishes of the Lockmaster’s Cabin

The caissons are 140 ft (43 m) long, 33 ft (10 m) wide, and 7 ft (2.1 m) deep and when filled with 228,093 imperial gallons (1,036.93 m3; 1,036,930 l) of water weigh 1,700 short tons (1,500 t)

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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

This is a family run business that is done very well. Jamie the guide made this the most memorable experience for my son. We were there in August and my son had never been on a boat. It was his 4th birthday and Jamie went out of his way to make it a truly special day for him. He showed him where the driver sits, how the boat works. It was a wonderful experience from a adult perspective as well. The tour was very informative, and the views were just lovely.
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