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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 Week 5: Reflections


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

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Tick Tock Time: A Bird’s Eye View


We’re creating some videos for Under 5s and their families with ideas for activities based on our paintings.

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Every Corner Was A Picture


Every Corner was a Picture is now available free to download. Featuring 165 artists of Newlyn and the Newlyn Art Colony from 1880-1900, this thoroughly-researched book is an essential checklist for any Newlyn School enthusiast.

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Invitations to Create Week 4: Composition


Create your own unique artwork inspired by Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

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Arty Afternoons: Words in Flight


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

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