Easter Holidays : Tullie House Spring Watch

12-16 April & 18-21 April 2014 : Explore & Discover Cumbrian wildlife in the spring time. With a special guest appearance from TV Wildlife presenter Nick Baker on Friday 18th April!

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Mechanical Circus Exhibition

Saturday 15th February - Sunday 1st June 2014 An interactive exhibition of historical and contemporary automata

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Second Novels Paintings by Martin Greenland

Saturday 15 March - Sunday 15 June 2014 - Martin Greenland is one of Cumbria’s most important contemporary painters. He lives and works in the Lake District and has a national reputation for his work.

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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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  • 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!

 

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Please email: award@kidsinmuseums.org.uk, Or you can also post your vote to:
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49-51 East Road, London N1 6AH

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Galleries

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Galleries

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

One of the biggest and most attractive contemporary art galleries in the region, this fine exhibition space was provided as part of the £5 million...

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...

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...
Nature Collections

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

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...

News

News

Tullie House one of the winners of the Sandford Award for Education 2013

We are delighted to announce that Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust is one of the 2013 winners of the...

Halloween Ghost Tours Time Lapse Video 2013

View our spooky time lapse video taken during our Halloween Ghost Tours this year!    

Halloween Ghost Tours
Curious Minds' New Settings Award

We are delighted to announce that Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery have won the Curious Minds' - 'New settings...

New Settings Award Ceremony 2013

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Wealthy Romans ate in the Triclinium or dining room, served on couches surrounding three sides of a low table (Mensa) http://t.co/GxM91J83CT
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Roman soldiers used frying pans and baked bread. Wax tablets at Vindolanda incl. shopping lists for olives, apples, eggs, chicken and bacon.

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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