Another award win...

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery are pleased to announce that they were winners of the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year award at this month's Cumbria Tourism Awards.

Hadrian's Cavalry

The Crosby Garrett Helmet is returning to Tullie House...

China Cafe

Our brand new China Cafe opens on Tuesday 2nd May and is free to attend. Join us 7pm-9pm...

Percy Kelly: Line of Beauty, A Retrospective

Percy Kelly: Line of Beauty, A Retrospective opens on Saturday 23rd September. Sign up to our Percy Kelly newsletter to receive exclusive news on the exhibition and events programme.

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 Cumbria Life 'Best Museum' Culture Award 2017 and 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year' at the 2017 Cumbria Tourism Awards.


Upcoming Events

Hadrian's Cavalry

2017 marks the 1,900th anniversary of Hadrian becoming Emperor. In this special year, sites across Hadrian’s Wall will host spectacular events and remarkable...

Paul Leith: Technicolour Carlisle

New exhibition of Carlisle based illustrator and artist Paul Leith’s work, Technicolour Carlisle displays Paul's felt works for the first time, alongside a...

Tullie Explorer Discover and Create Summer Holiday Drop In

Join us every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during the summer holidays for our creative drop in craft sessions 1 till 4pm in the Community Room. This year to...



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...

Art Gallery

The Exhibition Gallery at Tullie House Museum is one of the biggest and most attractive contemporary galleries in the region.  Since opening, the gallery has...

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...

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...



New Percy Kelly exhibition to open in September

As we approach the centenary year of artist Percy Kelly’s birth in Workington, Cumberland (1918) and mark the twenty...

Another Award Win for Museum

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its’ fourth award in 6 months by being presented with the Large Visitor...

VisitBritain Accolade Completes Trio of Awards for Museum

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its third award in the space of a week thanks to VisitEngland. The latest...

Trio of Awards for Tullie House
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



Nature Collections

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

Art Collection

Tullie House has extensive and important art collection including Fine Art, Decorative Art and Textiles. Our main priorities are: To maintain, record and...


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...


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...

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Contact Us

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

Tel: 01228 618718

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