Build a Kaleidoscope at home and learn about colour, light and reflection in this simple activity that is educational and fun!
PK Porthcurno was selected to take part in a Kids in Museums mentoring project that explored ways of bringing play into the museum, in a socially distanced world.
Make and create your 2021 ‘wish in a bubble’ and place on your Christmas tree at home, or visit us, 28-31 Dec, and place on our ‘wishing line’.
Build a PK Porthcurno Rocket at home and learn how to control its flight from the safety of your home – no rocket fuel required!
We have 5 playful activities to do at home over October Half Term. Will you choose to time travel, play hopscotch, create a den, or maybe whisper a spooky story to a group of friends?
STEAM Explorers returns in a new way this autumn! This month Paul Tyreman has designed an algorithmic art activity for you to do at home.
The Museum is Closed for Now, But Not Online! Due to COVID-19, our museum is closed to the public. But this doesn’t mean it’s closed online. There are our Twitter and Facebook pages, where news and informative goodies can be found, such as ‘Cable-ship of the Week’, and infographics charting the timelines of submarine cable
Looking for Things to Do This Easter? Please note – owing to the Covid-19 outbreak the museum is currently closed to the public. We regret that PK Pioneers has been cancelled. Escape angry birds and come and make a bird feeder with us this Easter at PK Porthcurno: Museum of global communications. #familyexplorers #PKPorthcurno #
Looking for something to do this half term? Make your very own mini bug hotel with us just in time for spring! Drop in 11:00 – 15:00 Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 Feb 2020 Free with museum admission. #familyexplorers #TMPorthcurno #minibugs #PKPIONEERS Winter opening times: (Saturday 2 November 2019 – Friday 27 March 2020) Open
Summer Family Fun! Introducing our August programme PK PIONEERS- I Spy: Secrets and Treasures Our Clore Learning Space has been transformed into an activity hub with creative and sensory activities for all ages. Create treasure island maps, discover secret pirate messages and take part in a Treasure Chest code challenge! Every Tuesday and Thursday 11:00
Summer Holidays There is plenty to do at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno this summer. Every Tuesday and Thursday in August you can drop into one of our PK PIONEERS sessions which run from 11:00 – 12:30 and from 13:30 – 15:00. Our family favourite pigeon trail returns with a special upgrade – spot our Astronaut
Team Effort Staff and volunteers braved the crowds on Sunday to bring magic and morse code to Quay Fair Day, part of the Golowan celebrations in Penzance. The ‘Kids on the Prom’ is event is a favourite for local and visiting families and the museum presented activities exploring hidden messages and methods of communication. Spies