Drigg The Whale

Our whale has a name! A big 'Thank You' to all those who donated and voted on the name of whale for our fantastic new display that we are fundraising for. Find out more about this exciting page by clicking on the image.

Deadly Dragons

Our Blockbuster Summer Exhibition: A Vikings Guide To Deadly Dragons 18th June to 9th October 2016.

Spotlight Gallery

Come & See 'Secrets from Egyptian Tombs' from 5th March to 5th June: We reveal some secrets you may not have known about the Ancient Egyptians.

Families

Keep up to date with all our forthcoming family friendly events.

The Carlisle Cultural Crawl

Experience more of Carlisle’s fascinating history by downloading the Tullie House app.

  • 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!

Vikings Revealed  :  NOW OPEN! Follow the link to find out more about our exciting new Vikings gallery. 

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

What's On

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A Vikings Guide to Deadly Dragons

An Exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books. Travel back in time to the Dark Ages, a world where Vikings ruled and dragons...

A Viking's Guide to Deadly Dragons

Are you looking for an epic adventure this summer? Join us at Tullie House for this major exhibition from Seven Stories based on the bestselling How to Train...

The State Management Story

Marking the centenary of the introduction of the State Management Scheme to Carlisle in 1916, this exhibition will explore the intriguing story of the...

Galleries

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Galleries

Roman Frontier Gallery

'The Roman Frontier: stories beyond Hadrian's Wall ' gallery is a permanent exhibition which showcases Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery’s significant Roman...

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....

Vikings Revealed

Our latest addition to our galleries opened in February 2016 giving a unique insight into Viking Cumbria. Vikings Revealed will has at its heart artefacts,...

Exhibitions Gallery

The Exhibitions Gallery is one of Tullie House's constantly changing display spaces, the other being the Art Gallery. The Exhibitions Gallery hosts both...

Collections

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Collections

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...

Nature Collections

Tullie House Museum collects and preserves objects and information concerning the wildlife and geology of Cumbria. The museum holds large and important...

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...

News

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News

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...

Tullie House Museum wins the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015

We are thrilled to announce that we have won the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award – one of the biggest museum...

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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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