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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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Volunteering Opportunity


Penlee House Gallery & Museum is looking for volunteer stewards to invigilate the galleries.

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Invitations to Create: Series 1


Create your own unique artwork inspired by paintings from Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Six short ‘how to’ videos created by Open The Box Arts will demonstrate how to make your artwork

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Tick Tock Time: At Home With Aunt Lilla


We’re creating some videos for Under 5s and their families with ideas for activities based on our paintings and we’re really excited to share them

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Invitations to Create Week 6: Mixed Media


Create your own unique artwork inspired by Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Each week our invitations will give you clear […]

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Arty Afternoons: 3D Scenes


As we’re currently unable to run our regular Saturday family activities or school holiday activities, we’ve started to make some videos with ideas for getting creative at home and having some fun ‘Arty Afternoons’ with your family.

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