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.
Lights Out for Darker Skies
This temporary exhibition celebrates the beauty of the night sky and supports West Penwith’s application for International Dark Sky Park status.
‘The Cable King’ Exhibition
Discover the remarkable story of communications pioneer Sir John Pender, and the laying of the first undersea telegraph cable.
Morgy The Giant Squid
Visit our museum gardens to meet Morgy, an interactive sound-experience which brings people together and explores ideas of human connectedness.
Warren Elsmore, world-famous artist in LEGO bricks, designs a bespoke reimagining of the first telegraph cable landing at Porthcurno in 1870.
Planet PK x Cornwall AONB Autumn Beach Clean
Planet PK is pleased to be teaming up with our friends at Cornwall AONB) for another collaborative Beach Clean at Porthcurno.
Museum Shop Sunday
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 x National Trust Christmas Beach Clean
Planet PK is pleased to be teaming up with our friends at National Trust for special collaborative Christmas Beach Clean at Porthcurno.
Kids in Museums Takeover Day
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.
Pop Up PK: Silky Map Paintings and Mixing Colours
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.
February Half-Term 2022
Click the images below to find out what’s on at PK Porthcurno this February half-term! We are open everyday this half-term! Open Daily 19 – 28 February 10:30 – 16:00 POP UP PK Silky map paintings and mixing colours 22 February / 24 February NEW EXHIBITION The PK150 Connected Collections & The PK Online Collection
Planet PK SAS Million Mile Clean 2022, Porthcurno
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!