Planet PK have partnered with the Mammal Society for a new exhibition which explores the fascinating world of PK Porthcurno's batty friends.
Discover a whole host of activities over the summer holidays at PK Porthcurno. Starting from the 30th July all the way to 25th August.
PK Porthcurno, Museum of Global Communications has partnered with intelligence, cyber and security agency GCHQ for a new exhibition called ‘Watcher of the Skies’ which tells the fascinating story of a secret communications site on an exposed Cornish headland.
Planet PK Champions is our environmental sessions for children. Create a bee hotel to hang in your garden and more...
What's on at PK Porthcurno for the May half term? Meet morgy the giant squid who has made PK his home and create some friends for him!
TECgirls aims to inspire the next generation of coders, engineers, video game designers, app developers, and digital artists in Cornwall.
Inspired by the interactive giant squid by artists Morodavaga, join us to make a vibrant squid windsock out of coloured paper, card and streamers. Learn Morse Code and write a secret message on your squid’s tentacles.
Meet Morgy, an interactive communication sea monster who is making himself at home in Porthcurno for the summer of 2022.
Introducing Planet PK Champions - our new environmental sessions for children. Join us to learn about the future of solar energy by building a solar-powered electronic circuit.
Easter activities for the whole family to enjoy!
Join us for a Planet PK Beach Clean on Porthcurno beach & write inspiring climate messages to encourage people not to litter our beach.
Join us for a Planet PK Pop Up activity this Easter. Inspired by our environmental programme make a colourful Easter branch to display at home.
This new exhibition showcases the work created by our remote international students based into the collections at PK Porthcurno.
British Science Week is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.
Our STEAM Explorers sessions are back! 7 to 12 year-olds can join our free ‘STEAM Explorers’ sessions, a morning of hands-on making activities that explore the realms of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.
oin us for our Porthcurno Million Mile Beach Clean. We will be meeting on the beach at 9:00am on Wednesday 2nd March. All are welcome!
Tuesday 22 and Thursday 24 February - Join us for Pop Up PK half-term fun this February. Inspired by the communication maps in the PK collection, learn how to paint onto silk fabric. Choose from a variety of vibrant colours to design your own map.
For our Kids In Museums Takeover Day students from Exeter University, took over our engagement team and delivered a climate themed workshop for King Charles Primary School in Falmouth.
Planet PK is pleased to be teaming up with our friends at National Trust for special collaborative Christmas Beach Clean at Porthcurno.
We are excited to join over 1,600 cultural attractions worldwide on 28 November 2021 to celebrate Cultural Enterprises brilliant Museum Shop Sunday initiative. It’s never been more important to highlight the vital role of retail in helping arts, cultural and heritage venues to survive and thrive. Museum Shop Sunday is a fantastic opportunity to do just that!
Planet PK is pleased to be teaming up with our friends at Cornwall AONB) for another collaborative Beach Clean at Porthcurno.
Warren Elsmore, world-famous artist in LEGO bricks, designs a bespoke reimagining of the first telegraph cable landing at Porthcurno in 1870.
Discover the remarkable story of communications pioneer Sir John Pender, and the laying of the first undersea telegraph cable.
This temporary exhibition celebrates the beauty of the night sky and supports West Penwith’s application for International Dark Sky Park status.
The exhibition follows the building of the World War Two bunker in Porthcurno. It uses letters and photographs from the time of construction, sourced from the museum archive.