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Visit Penlee House & Museum

Penlee House is a Gallery, Museum, Cafe and Shop. Situated within Penlee Park, a space to reflect and great for family visits.

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A space for exhibitions & events

Alongside our Exhibition programme we run a variety of community events and workshops. The Newlyn School and Social history galleries change often. Find out what’s on.

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A space to learn

Penlee House is committed to lifelong learning. We run workshops for all age groups and offer a school workshop programme.

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A space for all

Built in 1865, as the home of the Branwell family. Penlee House is home to many paintings by members of the Newlyn School. It is also home to the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society collection.

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Penlee House is an Arts Award Supporter venue! we can help you achieve your Arts Award qualification.

We have a range of different activities which can help you with your Arts Award, from Discover and Explore, through to Bronze, Silver and Gold.

We offer:

  • free entry to the gallery and our temporary exhibitions for anyone aged under 19
  • free entry to the gallery and our temporary exhibitions for anyone aged 19-25 undertaking Arts Award at any level
  • opportunities to meet curators and other gallery professionals

Need Further information?

Anything else we can help with?
Are you a Teacher or Group leader?
Do you have a project you’d like to work with us on?

Contact us and we’ll help if we can.

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View our latest exhibition here

Penlee has a programme of changing exhibitions celebrates the skill and craftsmanship of painting in west Cornwall in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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