East Meets West: The Brushstrokes of Wang Ying

An exhibition by artist and Chinese Diplomat Mr Wang Ying.

China Cafe

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

Hadrian's Cavalry

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

The Tullie House Lottery

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

Paul Leith: Technicolour Carlisle

Displayed for the first time, Paul Leith's colourful felt works of Carlisle. Opens Saturday 27 May...

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.

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Upcoming Events

East Meets West: The Brushstrokes of Wang Ying

An exhibition of 47 paintings by artist and Chinese Diplomat Mr Wang Ying who employs traditional Chinese painting techniques to bring a fresh perspective to...

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...

Family Friendly Sunday

Join us for a range of fun craft activities linked to our collections or exhibitions. Click HERE to find out more.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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News

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
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...

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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...

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...

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...

Nature Collections

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

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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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