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.


Upcoming Events

Tullie Toddlers

Click HERE to find out more about our fun-filled toddler drop-in sessions!

Tullie Toddlers

Click HERE to find out more about our fun-filled toddler drop-in sessions!

Ruskin Lace with Karen Quickall

Renowned tutor Karen Quickfall will lead you through the key skills and techniques required to create your own piece of beautiful Ruskin Lace. This traditional...



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...

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...

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...

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...



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...



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...

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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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