Doors Open Ontario

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Cathedral of Saint Peter-in-Chains Doors Open Peterborough

Cathedral of Saint Peter-in-Chains

The Cathedral of Saint Peter-in-Chains was constructed between 1837 and 1838 and became the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peterborough in 1882. Built of stone quarried from Jackson’s Park, it retains its original Gothic revival style, despite numerous renovations and additions. Please note that the cathedral will close at 3:30 p.m.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
  • Washrooms

Contact info

316 Hunter Street West
Peterborough, Ontario


Year built: 1837-38
Architectural style: Gothic revival
Building type: Place of worship

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 4, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cathedral of Saint Peter-in-Chains 316 Hunter Street West