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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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Penzance Selects

7 November 2015 until 9 January 2016

This year, we invited traders from Penzance’s historic Chapel Street area to select their favourite works from Penlee’s collection, giving their own unique take on the gallery’s art and artefacts. A sumptuous array of over seventy pictures will be on show throughout the gallery, from much-loved works such as Elizabeth Forbes’ ‘A Zandvoort Fishergirl’ to some more surprising, and less familiar, choices. Also on display, in the upstairs landing gallery and the local history gallery, was a selection of work produced by participants from the recent Heritage Lottery funded ‘Time Moveth – Not!’ workshops, run in partnership with Arts for Health.

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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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