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Falmouth Art Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Hidden Gem

Located above the library this free to visit art gallery is an absolute gem. Full of really... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
CJbythebeach
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Deal, United Kingdom
Funny mechanical cabaret machines, worth seeing - its free!

The kids liked the displays, most are working, so entertaining and interactive. The best adult... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
gary w
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The award winning Falmouth Art Gallery is family friendly and free. The gallery has a vibrant and ambitious exhibitions programme. It usually stages thematic shows featuring selected works from the gallery’s collection hung alongside loans from...more
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Municipal Buildings The Moor, Falmouth TR11 2RT, England
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Located above the library this free to visit art gallery is an absolute gem. Full of really interesting art. Not just painting but also sculpture when i visited. The work of the allumni of The Falmouth Art School was being shown. Also has a very...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Well great experience , interesting displays on our. Is it today was particularly interested in a black and white film on show of Cornwalll , Bit of a club up,the stairs

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The kids liked the displays, most are working, so entertaining and interactive. The best adult machine was the bar with a barmaid whose breasts lit up! And a drunk who couldn't stand up.

Thank gary w
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This was an awesome place to visit and a lot to see in such a quaint building. Downstairs you have the library and upstairs is the art gallery. The staff were readily available to assist you in the operation of some of the exhibits and...More

Thank Simon d
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family and I had a lovely mooch around the art gallery - they were holding an exhibit of mechanical structures which you could interactively use which is great for children and my engineering husband really enjoyed himself. ! Well worth a visit !

Thank louisewilson71
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We have visited Falmouth Art Gallery as a family on many occasions and really enjoyed this exhibition, A Cabaret of Mechanical Movement. It was fun to interact with the automata exhibits and we enjoyed, with child-like pleasure, turning all the handles to see the automata...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Visited the art gallery this summer to see the old fashioned movable displays, loved the idea of turning the various handles and watching the displays move, old fashioned scenes of years gone by. The programmed robot was my highlight, he moves, lights up and verbalizes...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Fun exhibition of working models that kids could operate along with a robot to program. The kids then made their own Morph. A very different art gallery so well done.

Thank CJAJ351
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We love the exhibit. Our son loved playing with the bottoms and handles. Also enough to interest the adults too and all this for free. You can’t argue with that! Library has a good book section too.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Disappointingly small, yet rich in fine maritime paintings by renowned artists of the genre including Charles Ingram, Freeman, and Hemy. The Council Chambers are graced by a magnificent large Gainsborough which they will show you if you ask. Oh, and the Gallery is free of...More

Thank Charles H
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