Another award win...

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery are pleased to announce that they were winners of the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year award at this month's Cumbria Tourism Awards.

Hadrian's Cavalry

The Crosby Garrett Helmet is returning to Tullie House...

China Cafe

Our brand new China Cafe opens on Tuesday 2nd May and is free to attend. Join us 7pm-9pm...

Percy Kelly: Line of Beauty, A Retrospective

Percy Kelly: Line of Beauty, A Retrospective opens on Saturday 23rd September. Sign up to our Percy Kelly newsletter to receive exclusive news on the exhibition and events programme.

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 Cumbria Life 'Best Museum' Culture Award 2017 and 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year' at the 2017 Cumbria Tourism Awards.

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Upcoming Events

Hadrian's Cavalry

2017 marks the 1,900th anniversary of Hadrian becoming Emperor. In this special year, sites across Hadrian’s Wall will host spectacular events and remarkable...

Paul Leith: Technicolour Carlisle

New exhibition of Carlisle based illustrator and artist Paul Leith’s work, Technicolour Carlisle displays Paul's felt works for the first time, alongside a...

Roman Cavalry Sleepover Camp - CANCELLED

Unfortunalty due to low take up we have had to cancel this years Roman Sleepover, appoligies for any disapointment.     

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Galleries

Art Gallery

The Exhibition Gallery at Tullie House Museum is one of the biggest and most attractive contemporary galleries in the region.  Since opening, the gallery has...

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....

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...

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...

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News

New Percy Kelly exhibition to open in September

As we approach the centenary year of artist Percy Kelly’s birth in Workington, Cumberland (1918) and mark the twenty...

Another Award Win for Museum

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its’ fourth award in 6 months by being presented with the Large Visitor...

VisitBritain Accolade Completes Trio of Awards for Museum

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its third award in the space of a week thanks to VisitEngland. The latest...

Trio of Awards for Tullie House
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

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Collections

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...

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...

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...

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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.org

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