Events and Exhibitions

events & exhibitions at PK

Going Underground new exhibition for 2019 at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, showing a digitised image of archive source, letter dated July 6th 1939 on the subject of protecting the Telegraph Station from World War Two threats.Exhibition

Going Underground

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.

Large roll of communications cableComing Soon

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.

LEGO Warren ElsmoreExhibition

LEGO Lovers

Warren Elsmore, world-famous artist in LEGO bricks, designs a bespoke reimagining of the first telegraph cable landing at Porthcurno in 1870.


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!

School takeover outside the front of the museumEvent

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

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