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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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Celebrating Work and Play: A Short Film

Welcome to our short film exploring the themes of work and play in West Cornwall through the photography collection at Penlee House Gallery & Museum in Penzance.  This film has been specially designed to be used in care homes and similar settings to encourage reminiscence and discussion, though we hope that everyone enjoys this taste of the collections. 

We’d love to know what you think of this film.  Please share any comments via email (zburkett@penleehouse.org.uk) or via social media. 

All images © Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance

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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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