Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

Peterborough Lift Lock Doors Open Peterborough

Peterborough Lift Lock

Come and see Peterborough's iconic lift lock up close! Guided tours are available throughout the day. Space is limited and the last tour occurs at 2:30 p.m. Tours include numerous stairs and relatively confined spaces. Closed-toe shoes are required. This facility is not accessible. Children over 10 years old are welcome on tours if accompanied by an adult. 

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

353 Hunter Street East at Ashburnham Drive
Peterborough, Ontario


Year built: 1904
Architect: Richard Birdsall Rogers

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 5, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Peterborough Lift Lock 353 Hunter Street East at Ashburnham Drive