Pages from History: Celebrating 200 Years of the Cumberland News

14 November 2015 - 21 February 2016 - From Waterloo to One Big Weekend, explore the history of news in the region through front pages and photography from the Cumberland News archives and objects from the Tullie House collection.

Vikings Revealed

Open from 12 February 2016 - A unique insight into Viking Cumbria.

Spotlight Gallery

Showing until 7 February 2016 - 'In The Most Perfect Peace' offers a chance to see Turner's 'Ullswater, Cumberland', painted in 1833. Coming Soon - Secrets from Egyptian Tombs.

Families

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

THe Collection

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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!

Winner of the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note 

Our Border Galleries will be undergoing an exciting redevelopment in the coming months, to bring to you a new Border Galleries visitor experience. During this time the Viking & the Reivers areas of the galleries will be closed.

Schedule of Closures:

Reivers area is now open!
Vikings area closes on Wednesday 28 October and will re-open on Friday 12th February 2016.

We apologise for any inconvenience during this time and every visitior will receive a 20% discount voucher for a return visit.

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Pages from History: Celebrating 200 Years of The Cumberland News

From Waterloo to One Big Weekend explore the events and changes in the county over the past two centuries through front pages, photography and objects from...

Picture the Poet

          Discover the faces of poets working today in this exhibition of high quality portrait photographs from the National Portrait Gallery. From beloved...

Monday Alternative Season Ticket

Treat yourself, a friend or a family member to our fantastic Saver Season Ticket.  See all eleven films for the fantastic price of £49.50! Please find below...

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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...

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....

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...

Collections

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Collections

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...

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...

News

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News

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...

We have been shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015!

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the Telegraph...

Tullie House Travel Group

The Tullie House Travel Group evolved from The Friends of Tullie House and they are now Members of this Museum. Since...

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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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