Late Night Shopping Club

Our Late Night Shopping Club opens this week at the Guildhall Museum...

Carlisle in the Great War

This exhibition will explore Carlisle's war experience, providing a fascinating insight with many objects on display for the first time.

The BFG in Pictures

This phizz-whizzing exhibition featuring unseen illustrations by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's The BFG is sure to be splendiferous...

The Tullie House Lottery

Our brand new lottery is here... Could you be a lucky winner?

Christmas Fun Weekend

With Christmas festivities almost upon us, we have lots of exciting things taking place at Tullie House

  • 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!

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

What's On

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Cleaning up Carlisle

This exhibition focuses on a very rare view of Carlisle from the north east painted in about 1790-1800 by Carlisle artist James Lowes.  It is one of only two...

Carlisle in the Great War: Munitions, Mayhem and Mobilisation

Between 1914 and 1918 Britain and her allies were at war with Germany and the Central Powers.  This ‘total war’ was not only fought on the battlefields and...

The BFG in Pictures

The BFG in Pictures is a brand new touring exhibition from House of Illustration, showcasing artwork by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's enduring tale. The...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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

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
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...

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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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