Richard Slee : Work and Play Exhibition

14 June - 14 September 2014 : As one of Britain’s most important contemporary ceramic artists, Carlisle born Richard Slee challenges conventional notions of ceramic art.

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Worn to be Wild Exhibition

28 June - 12 October 2014 : Designed and created by costume maker and textile artist Kate Plumtree, Worn to be Wild is a visual spectacle: 17 theatrical costumes, with head dresses and accessories, inspired by British wild birds and mammals.

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Exotic Minibeasts take over Tullie House

Madagascan hissing cockroaches and Indian stick insects are just some of the small animals that have set up home in our Border Galleries the Summer!

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  • Welcome

Welcome to Tullie House

Welcome to Tullie House

Discover, explore and enjoy award winning Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary art and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.

Tullie House 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!

What's On

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Upcoming Listings

Family Friendly Sundays!
Date : 6th April 2014 - 27th July 2014
Richard Slee : Work and Play Exhibition
Date : 14th June 2014 - 14th September 2014
Worn to be Wild Exhibition
Date : 28th June 2014 - 12th October 2014

Galleries

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Galleries

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...

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...

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....

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...

Collections

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Collections

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...

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...

CNHS at Martindale, October 2008, watching...
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

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Winner 2014

We are very proud to announce that Tullie House were presented with the Cumbria Tourism Large Visitor Attraction of the...

Exotic Minibeasts take over Tullie House

Our very special visitors from Blackpool Zoo have decided to stay for the Summer! Madagascan hissing cockroaches and...

Image of Desert Locust
2-4-1 Admission to Tullie House Museum

Tullie House Museum and Carlisle Castle are trialling a joint initiative this May Half Term by offering visitors an...

Bronze Arts Awards Success for Young People's Project

A group of ten young people from NACRO, the crime reduction charity, spent a week at Tullie House earlier in the year...

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Decorated leather knife sheath, fleur de los pattern, 14thc from Annetwell St, in front of TH. http://t.co/YhgBcEaneY
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This nine men's Morris board was carved into a barrel top. It was a very popular game. Found St Mary's Gate, Carlisle http://t.co/ejsP3eBB5n
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Curator Tim is workshopping Medieval Carlisle tomorrow, so here are some local finds in TH: game piece, St Marys Gate http://t.co/yqnLCQr9E7
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Our Choice film today 1-2pm. Cat by Simmonds chosen by Kath: 'library, pet, wooden, tactile, loved' #ObjectIn5Words http://t.co/XmrwyXcgtW

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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