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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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Schjerfbeck Currently on loan to The Finnish National Gallery.

‘Chickens amongst Cornstooks’ by Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946) is currently on loan to The Finnish National Gallery.

Helene Schjerfbeck’s works that have never before been seen in Finland are presented at the Through my Travels I Found Myself exhibition. It opened at the Ateneum on November 15. The exhibition features only a portion of the National Gallery’s Schjerfbecks, not to mention sketches and letters

Through my Travels, I Found Myself exhibition is on from November 15, 2019, till January 26, 2020.

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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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