East Meets West: The Brushstrokes of Wang Ying

An exhibition by artist and Chinese Diplomat Mr Wang Ying.

Radical Craft

A touring exhibition from Craftspace and Outside In.

The BFG in Pictures

This phizz-whizzing exhibition featuring unseen illustrations by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl's The BFG is sure to be splendiferous...

The Tullie House Lottery

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

February Half Term

We'll be using our new exhibition Radical Craft for inspiration for February half term...

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 2015/16!

Pages

Upcoming Events

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...

Radical Craft

This touring exhibition from Craftspace and Outside In highlights the work of 34 international and UK artists who express their creativity beyond the bounds of...

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...

Pages

Galleries

The Lookout

    The Tullie House Lookout rotunda was officially re-opened on the 14th April 2011 by Tullie House’s newly appointed Shadow Chair Roger Cooke, having been...

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...

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...

Pages

News

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...

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...

Pages

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...

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...

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...

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...

Latest Tweets

3 days 3 hours ago
RT : Very pleasant evening previewing the exhibition of Wang Ying . Start of a fascinating collaboration between Carlisle and China
3 days 3 hours ago
RT : A Chinese take on UK landscapes will be on display at from this weekend: https://t.co/cSlX5ECuaJ https://t.co/Tb3lMPxKcv
3 days 3 hours ago
Some great pictures glad you enjoyed it. https://t.co/ZpEkoSZ6Ta
6 days 38 min ago

Contact Us

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust.
Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP

Tel: 01228 618718
E-Mail: enquiries@tulliehouse.co.uk

Sign up to our Email Newsletter