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.

Deadly Dragons

Our Blockbuster Summer Exhibition: A Vikings Guide To Deadly Dragons 18th June to 9th October 2016.

Spotlight Gallery

Come and See 'Cleaning up Carlisle' from 10th September to 4th December.

Families

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

The Carlisle Cultural Crawl

Experience more of Carlisle’s fascinating history by downloading the Tullie House app.

  • 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!

Vikings Revealed  :  NOW OPEN! Follow the link to find out more about our exciting new Vikings gallery. 

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

What's On

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Upcoming Listings

A Vikings Guide to Deadly Dragons

An Exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books. Travel back in time to the Dark Ages, a world where Vikings ruled and dragons...

A Viking's Guide to Deadly Dragons

Are you looking for an epic adventure this summer? Join us at Tullie House for this major exhibition from Seven Stories based on the bestselling How to Train...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Collections

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Collections

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...

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

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...

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...

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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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