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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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BBC Radio Cornwall Visits Penlee House February 2020

What an exciting morning we’ve had at Penlee House Gallery & Museum! Denise, Juliet, and Suzanne shared some of their childhood memories inspired by the photographs currently on show in our new exhibition Celebrating Work and Play with BBC Radio Cornwall presenter James Churchfield. Tune in later this week to hear the full interview!

Thank you to everyone involved today!
Celebrating Work and Play: Photographic gems from Penlee’s archives is on till the 14th March.

If you missed hearing Denise, Juliet, and Suzanne sharing some of their childhood memories inspired by the photographs currently on show in our new exhibition Celebrating Work and Play. Don’t worry click the link below you can hear them at 2.20.00.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07y1g9d

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Visit Us

Penlee House is a beautiful art gallery and museum, set within sub-tropical gardens, with a great café.

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What's On

Our vibrant exhibition programme celebrates the nationally important art and history of West Cornwall.

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Learning

From school visits to family activities, talks and walks, there are plenty of learning opportunities at Penlee House.

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Shop & Eat

Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee at the Orangery Café, and support us by purchasing unique gifts in our shop.

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