Pages from History: Celebrating 200 Years of the Cumberland News

14 November 2015 - 21 February 2016 - From Waterloo to One Big Weekend, explore the history of news in the region through front pages and photography from the Cumberland News archives and objects from the Tullie House collection.

Vikings Revealed

Open from 12 February 2016 - A unique insight into Viking Cumbria.

Spotlight Gallery

Showing until 7 February 2016 - 'In The Most Perfect Peace' offers a chance to see Turner's 'Ullswater, Cumberland', painted in 1833. Coming Soon - Secrets from Egyptian Tombs.

Families

Keep up to date with all our forthcoming family friendly events.

THe Collection

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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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note 

Our Border Galleries will be undergoing an exciting redevelopment in the coming months, to bring to you a new Border Galleries visitor experience. During this time the Viking & the Reivers areas of the galleries will be closed.

Schedule of Closures:

Reivers area is now open!
Vikings area closes on Wednesday 28 October and will re-open on Friday 12th February 2016.

We apologise for any inconvenience during this time and every visitior will receive a 20% discount voucher for a return visit.

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Pages from History: Celebrating 200 Years of The Cumberland News

From Waterloo to One Big Weekend explore the events and changes in the county over the past two centuries through front pages, photography and objects from...

Picture the Poet

          Discover the faces of poets working today in this exhibition of high quality portrait photographs from the National Portrait Gallery. From beloved...

Monday Alternative Season Ticket

Treat yourself, a friend or a family member to our fantastic Saver Season Ticket.  See all eleven films for the fantastic price of £49.50! Please find below...

Galleries

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Galleries

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...

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...

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...

Collections

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Collections

History

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...

Nature Collections

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

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...

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...

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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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