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 on display until Sunday 26th March.

Nature Explorers' Weekend

Have you got what it takes to be a nature explorer? Find out in this fun packed FREE weekend...

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 Cumbria Life 'Best Museum' Culture Award 2017.

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Upcoming Events

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...

Sweet Bean (PG)

Sweet Bean (PG) Dir: Naomi Kwase, Japan/France/Germany, 2015, 113 mins A lonely Japanese baker hires a 76-year-old woman to be his assistant, impressed by her...

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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...

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...

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...

Vikings Revealed

Our latest addition to our galleries opened in February 2016 giving a unique insight into Viking Cumbria. Vikings Revealed will has at its heart artefacts,...

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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

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...

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...

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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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