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“Good for a visit and snack”

Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Ranked #2 of 66 things to do in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Penlee House Gallery & Museum is the only Cornish venue specialising in the Newlyn School and early St Ives artists (c.1880 - c.1940). This popular museum and art gallery is set in a building that was originally a Victorian family home, surrounded by a delightful sub-tropical park formed from the original garden. Changing exhibitions throughout the year celebrate the rich artistic heritage of West Cornwall.Winner of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2011-12 and of the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2009, 2010 and 2011 as Small Visitor Attraction of the Year. Open Monday to Saturday (Closed Sundays) throughout the year, including most Bank Holidays (closed Christmas and New Year), opening hours are 10am - 5pm during the summer (Easter to September) and 10.30 to 4.30 in the winter, with last admission half an hour before closing.
Hayle, United Kingdom
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1,077 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
“Good for a visit and snack”
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Go, you will enjoy and it will not empty you purse.

Visited May 2012
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“gallery and coffee shop”
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Superb setting in a park. interesting art displays and a good cafe.

Visited June 2012
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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“Penlee”
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Lovely place,excellent food,and very close to my hotel

Visited June 2012
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Weston, Herts
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Lots of Art”
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Great art exhibition and museum well worth the visit, which free on the day we visited.

Visited June 2012
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Worcester, UK
2 reviews
“Delightful museum”
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Fascinating to see history of Cornwall and beautiful paintings

Visited June 2012
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