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Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Penlee House Gallery and Museum Review

A small collection in this gracious Victorian house in Penlee Park focuses on paintings by members of the so-called Newlyn School from about 1880 to 1930. These works evoke the life of the inhabitants of Newlyn, mostly fisherfolk. The museum also covers 5,000 years of West Cornwall history through archaeology, decorative arts, costume, and photography exhibits.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Morrab Rd., Penzance, TR18 4HE | Map It
  • Phone: 01736/363625
  • Cost: £4.50, Sat. free
  • Hours: Easter–Sept., Mon.–Sat. 10–5; Oct.–Easter, Mon.–Sat. 10:30–4:30; last admission 30 mins before closing.
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  • Location: Penzance
Updated: 06-10-2013

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