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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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The Orangery is open throughout Penlee House’s opening hours (last orders 30 minutes before closing) for breakfast, morning coffee, afternoon tea with home-baked cakes and pastries, freshly prepared sandwiches, salads and light lunches. A table licence enables customers to enjoy a glass of wine with their meal, or perhaps sample a locally-produced beer, cider or fruit juice.

We have carefully adapted procedures in line with government guidelines to ensure that we are Covid-Secure, to ensure your safety and help you to feel confident when visiting the Orangery . We have lots of outside seating, and Penlee Park is a wonderful space to enjoy a picnic packed with care by the Orangery team . Our normal menu has changed slightly , to accommodate the new procedures. We look forward to seeing you!

Breakfast is served from 10.00 until 11.30am.

Lunch is served between 12.00 and 3.00 pm. Daily specials are made on the premises and include fresh, seasonal local ingredients. View a sample lunch menu.

For further information, the Orangery can be contacted direct on 01736 361325

Sample lunch menu

View a sample lunch menu from The Orangery Café.

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Sample breakfast menu

View a sample breakfast menu from The Orangery Café.

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Opening Times & Admissions

Penlee House Gallery & Museum is open Monday to Saturday throughout the year including Spring and Summer Bank Holidays.

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How to get to Penlee

There are many ways to get to Penlee House.

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