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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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Invitations to Create: Series 1

Create your own unique artworks inspired by paintings from Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Six short ‘how to’ videos, created by Open The Box Arts, demonstrate how to make your pieces. All of our invitations use materials readily available in your home, so don’t throw anything away! 

You can send photos of your artwork to Penlee Gallery zburkett@penleehouse.org.uk to be included in our online exhibition.

Invitations to Create Week 1: Shape and Colour

Invitations to Create Week 1 Instructions

Invitations to Create Week 2: Perspective and Shadows

Invitations to Create Week 2 Instructions

Invitations to Create Week 3: A Bird’s Eye View

Invitations to Create Week 3 Instructions

Invitations to Create Week 4: Composition

Invitations to Create Week 4 Instructions

Invitations to Create Week 5: Reflections

Invitations to Create Week 5 Instructions

Invitations to Create Week 6: Mixed Media

Invitations to Create Week 6 Instructions

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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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