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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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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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Art UK Curations


Although we have been unable to open the Newlyn School Interiors exhibition as planned, why not check out the digital ‘taster’ version on the Art UK website

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Citizen Curator explores the archaeology collection at Penlee House


Citizen Curators is a work-based curatorial training and museum awareness course for volunteers from our communities. It is provided by […]

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