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Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
Morrab Road
Penzance

TR18 4HE
Contact
Telephone: 01736 363625
Fax: 01736 361312
Email: info@penlee-house.demon.co.uk

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Overview of collections

Penlee House Gallery and Museum is a local museum with strong collections relating to fine art, in particular the Newlyn School.

Overview of how collections are displayed

This museum specialises in paintings by the Newlyn School and early 20th century works by artists associated with the area. There are also displays covering the archaeology, and local and industrial history of the Penwith area.
Collection Descriptions
Archaeology Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The collection covers has material from all periods which was mainly field collected between 1875-1930. It includes ...
Biology Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The biological material is primarily of local significance and comprises: a case of butterflies and bees; around 250 ...
Costume & Textile Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The museum has a special interest in the activities of the Crysede textile factory (Newlyn 1920-25, St Ives 1925-40) ...
Fine Art Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The collection comprises oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints ranging in date from the 18th century to th...
Photographic Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The collection ranges in date from 1850 to the present and includes photographs, postcards; other printed images; car...
Social History Collection (Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance)
The collection ranges in date from c.1800 to the present day, with the bulk of objects dating from 1850-1910. There ...

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