Following the announcement from Buckingham Palace, PK will be closed on September 19 for the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Due to swallows nesting in our escape stairs, the museum tunnels have been closed to the public. We’re happy to update you that the brood has left the nest and the Escape Stairs have reopened. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused during your visit.
Porthcurno’s beauty makes it one of the most popular beaches for visitors in Cornwall, unfortunately, it can also be one of the worst affected by littering, particularly after busy bank holiday weekends!
We have temporarily closed our escape stairs in the museum tunnels to the public. We have swallows nesting there who are currently raising their young. Swallow chicks leave the nest around 18 to 23 days after hatching, so just a few weeks before we can reopen them again. We apologise for any inconvenience this may
Ed Rowe, the Kernow King, shares his experiences of bringing our Cornish Caretakers show to schools and classrooms around Cornwall.
Annabelle Garfield, Masters student at Exeter Uni explores a photo album from our PK archives about African Telegraphy throughout the 1900’s
Meet Morgy, an interactive communication sea monster who is making himself at home in Porthcurno for the summer of 2022.
Exeter Students Lottie & Haseeb observe the global history that is presented in the Zodiac Magazine, the print from Cable & Wireless LTD.
PK Porthcurno is looking for cheerful, welcoming café assistants to join our award-winning team. Have a passion for people? Get in touch!
Michael shares his research, planning and taking the lead of a Takeover Day at PK Porthcurno for his Public History Project at Exeter university.
PK Porthcurno are delighted to bring a new Cornish Caretakers show and workshop called ‘A Message to PK Porthcurno’ to 40 schools across Cornwall between March to May 2022.
PK Porthcurno have won the prestigious Green Award as well as the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Cultural Enterprises Awards 2022.