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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Upcoming Listings

Secrets from Egyptian Tombs

Prepare to be surprised by fascinating finds from Ancient Egyptian tombs. In Tullie House's own Spotlight Gallery 'tomb', we reveal some secrets you may not...

Cumbrian Art: Picturing Places

This wide-ranging exhibition focuses on Cumbria’s rich artistic heritage represented in Tullie House Museum’s extensive collection of Cumbrian art. It features...

Monday Alternative April - July Season

The Monday Alternative Film Season- April - July 2016 All screenings start at 7.45pm, doors and bar open from 7pm   April - July Season Ticket: £54.00 (Over...

Galleries

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Galleries

Carlisle Life

This new gallery is a complete transformation of the museum's Social History Gallery, taking a fresh look and a new approach to the Carlisle area's recent...

The Border Galleries

  The galleries are on the First Floor (lift access available). At the gallery entrance visitors can also visit the Rotunda Viewing Platform for fine views of...

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...

Previous Exhibitions

  Please click on the links below to discover information about our previous exhibitions: Art Gallery Transmitter / Receiver  -  The Persistence of Collage...

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...

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...

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...

News

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News

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...

We have been shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015!

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the Telegraph...

Tullie House Travel Group

The Tullie House Travel Group evolved from The Friends of Tullie House and they are now Members of this Museum. Since...

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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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