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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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You can search and browse our collections online. We also have a section dedicated to the Newlyn School.

The Lost Forest of Mount’s Bay

A short animated film exploring the history of Mount’s Bay created by young people from Penzance.

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Beyond Digitisation at Penlee House Gallery & Museum

In this short film, we share the capture process, and reflections from the museum’s team on the difference 3D models of the collection will make to their work.

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Invitation to create

Be inspired by artworks from Penlee House to get creative at home.

Arty Afternoons

Creative things to do at home with your family.

Tick Tock Time

Special creative activities for under 5s.

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Films

A short film to encourage reminiscence and discussion.

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