Eye for Colour Exhibition

27 June - 1 November 2015

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The Carlisle Historial Pageants

A reflection of people, community and identitiy.

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Summer Holiday Offer

Visit us before 6 September and received a voucher for 20% off admission at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life.

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Families

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

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THe Collection

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  • 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!

Individual Membership : Click on the link to find our how to become a member of Tullie House and enjoy some fantastic exclusive members benefits.

What's On

Upcoming Listings

Eye for Colour Exhibition

Explore all aspects of colour with this hands-on, inspiring exhibition. Eye for Colour is a visual feast for the whole family, which will alert the senses and ...

Summer Holidays - Colourful Collections

1 – 4pm, Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the Cumbrian Summer Holidays Immerse yourself in the world of colour and get inspired by our ‘Eye for...

The Carlisle Historical Pageants

Pageants of 1928, 1951 and 1977, through themes of community, civic identity and people. The exhibition features a diverse collection of pageant costume, film...

Galleries

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Galleries

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...

Previous Exhibitions

  Please click on the links below to discover information about our previous exhibitions: Art Gallery Transmitter / Receiver  -  The Persistence of Collage...

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...

Richard Slee Touring Exhibition

Following the exhibition of Richard Slee: Work and Play at Tullie House in the Summer of 2014, this exhibition is available for tour from Spring 2015. The...

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...

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...

News

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News

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...

Certificate of Excellence 2015

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015! Certificate of...

Autism Friendly Early Opening

Tullie House are delighted to announce that from June – August 2015 we will be opening our galleries early for children...

Object of the month

Object of the month

Stay Busk 1789

Staybusks were often carved by a woman’s suitor or husband as a love token and are examples of folk art. This example...

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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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