8 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Penzance Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Penzance

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Penzance in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 8 Penzance museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Staff in costumes at Geevor Tin Mine in Penzance

Geevor Tin Mine

  • Penzance
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Interactive learning awaits at Geevor Tin Mine with hands on exhibits in the Hard Rock Museum, gold and gem panning for kids, and a trip underground!...

Path at Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

  • St Ives
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tate St Ives is a family friendly gallery, with an interesting and varied calendar of exhibitions and displays, plus events and activities throughout...

Boy at Porthcurno Telegraph Museum in Penzance

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

  • Penzance
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Once the site of the largest cable communications system in the world, the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum is now the only working one in the world, with...

Outside view of Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre in Helston

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

  • Helston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre Established in 1619, the twin towers of Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain. The li...

Kids watching boats on indoor lake at National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

National Maritime Museum Cornwall are Triple Award Winners, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year two years running at the Cornwall Tourism Awards: al...

Outside view of Pendennis Castle in Falmouth

Pendennis Castle

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Pendennis Castle is acknowledged to be one of the finest fortresses built by Henry VIII, so history buffs and imaginative kids are in for a treat! Yo...

Girl at ShelterBox Visitor Centre in Truro

ShelterBox Visitor Centre

  • Truro
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take an insight look into charity work at ShelterBox Visitor Centre in Truro. The whole family will have a chance to get involved in the interactive...

Ships at Charlestown Shipwreck Centre in St Austell

Charlestown Shipwreck Centre

  • St Austell
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Charlestown Shipwreck Centre, housed in old china clay loading premises on the waterfront, has an interesting collection of objects that have been re...

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