Carlisle in the Great War: An Afternoon of Talks

Join us for a fascinating afternoon exploring life in Carlisle during the First World War.

Carlisle in the Great War

This exhibition will explore Carlisle's war experience, providing a fascinating insight with many objects on display for the first time.

The BFG in Pictures

This phizz-whizzing exhibition featuring unseen illustrations by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's The BFG is sure to be splendiferous...

The Tullie House Lottery

Our brand new lottery is here... Could you be a lucky winner?

Christmas Crafts

We have an exciting week of Christmas crafts coming up to keep children entertained...

  • Welcome

Welcome to Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Welcome to Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

 

One of the top places to visit in Carlisle, Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary art and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.

Tullie House Museum, Carlisle is close to the border of England and Scotland and the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall and within striking distance of the breathtaking Lake District, Tullie House is a meeting point for history, nature and art in one of Britain's most fascinating regions and has been inspiring visitors for more than 120 years!

Winner of the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015/16!

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Cleaning up Carlisle

This exhibition focuses on a very rare view of Carlisle from the north east painted in about 1790-1800 by Carlisle artist James Lowes.  It is one of only two...

Carlisle in the Great War: Munitions, Mayhem and Mobilisation

Between 1914 and 1918 Britain and her allies were at war with Germany and the Central Powers.  This ‘total war’ was not only fought on the battlefields and...

The BFG in Pictures

  The BFG in Pictures is a brand new touring exhibition from House of Illustration, showcasing artwork by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's enduring tale. The...

Galleries

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Galleries

Border Reivers

This new permanent gallery explores the deadly world of the Border Reivers. For 300 years the people of the Anglo-Scottish Border region lived in a war zone....

Old Tullie House

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This...

Richard Slee Touring Exhibition

Following the exhibition of Richard Slee: Work and Play at Tullie House in the Summer of 2014, this exhibition is available for tour from Spring 2015. The...

The Lookout

    The Tullie House Lookout rotunda was officially re-opened on the 14th April 2011 by Tullie House’s newly appointed Shadow Chair Roger Cooke, having been...

Collections

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Collections

Burne-Jones

Burne-Jones became one of the most important artists of the second phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He developed an individual style and combined many...

History

The Human History Collections In order to record and interpret the lives and activities of the people who have lived in northern Cumbria over the last 10,000...

Wildlife Records

Wildlife Records Tullie House Museum established what may be the first ever local biological records centre in 1902 at the instigation of the curator at the...

Carlisle Natural History Society

  Go to Carlisle Natural History Society website http://www.carlislenats.org.uk Carlisle Natural History Society, established in 1893, has been studying the...

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News

Young People Express Themselves with Subway Mural

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, along with the help of Specialist Youth Services and a professional street artist...

Subway street art mural Tullie House
Here Today

As part of the CELEBRATE: LGBT History in Cumbria Project, photographer and visual artist, Colin Tennant, spent time...

Here Today Exhibition by Colin Tennant
Hundreds visit new explorers gallery in first week

Tullie House has transformed its first floor Exhibitions Gallery into a discovery play space inspired by their...

Fond Farewell to Director

Hilary Wade, the Director of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust, will be leaving at the end of December. She has...

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Contact Us

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust.
Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP

Tel: 01228 618718
E-Mail: enquiries@tulliehouse.co.uk

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