Penlee House Gallery and Museum


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Morrab Road
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 4HE
England

  • Phone: 01736 363625

Penlee House is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists (c.1880 - c.1940) including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley, Harold Harvey and Laura Knight. Set in an elegant Victorian house and park, Penlee House also covers West Cornwall's archaeology and social history, and offers an excellent café and well-stocked shop.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Easter Saturday to 30 September: Monday to Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm (last admissions 4.30 pm) 1 October to Good Friday: Monday to Saturday, 10.30 am - 4.30 pm (last admissions 4.00 pm) Open Bank Holidays but please note we are closed on the following dates: 24th - 28th December and 1 January

Charges:

Adults £4.50 Concessions £3.00 Saturdays FREE (donations invited) Children FREE Friends of Penlee House FREE Museum Association members FREE National Art Collections Fund members FREE Saturdays - FREE admission to all

Discounts:

  • Museums Association

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Mail order service available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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