VisitBritain Accolade Completes Trio of Awards for Museum

Trio of Awards for Tullie House
Created : 21st February 2017

Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery has won its third award in the space of a week thanks to VisitEngland. The latest accolade for the museum is VisitEngland’s ‘Best Told Story’, awarded annually as part of VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme. Speaking about the latest win Andrew...

Young People Express Themselves with Subway Mural

Subway street art mural Tullie House
Created : 3rd November 2016

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, along with the help of Specialist Youth Services and a professional street artist, is working with five young people aged between 16-18 who are in touch with the Youth Offending Service to design and paint a mural on the wall in the underpass which connects the...

Here Today

Here Today Exhibition by Colin Tennant
Created : 14th June 2016

As part of the CELEBRATE: LGBT History in Cumbria Project, photographer and visual artist, Colin Tennant, spent time with a group of older people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Cumbria and documented aspects of their lives. The project explores what it is like to be...

Hundreds visit new explorers gallery in first week

Created : 31st May 2016

Tullie House has transformed its first floor Exhibitions Gallery into a discovery play space inspired by their collections! The gallery has been open for a week now and hundreds of visitors have enjoyed discovering, exploring and playing in the new space. There are four areas for children to get...

Fond Farewell to Director

Created : 23rd December 2015

Hilary Wade, the Director of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust, will be leaving at the end of December. She has headed up the team at Tullie House since 2003, when she was recruited to transfer the museum service from Carlisle City Council to an independent trust. During her time at Tullie...

FREE Admission and activities at Tullie House until Monday 14th December!

Created : 8th December 2015

In support of the community over this difficult time Tullie House would like to offer free admission to the museum and art gallery until Monday 14th December. This includes the current exhibition Pages from History and our special Christmas Fun Weekend where you can take part in fantastic art and...

Tullie House Museum wins the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015

Created : 24th September 2015

We are thrilled to announce that we have won the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award – one of the biggest museum awards in Britain. There was tough competition from over 850 nominations, from tiny one-roomed galleries to mighty museums of international reputation, but we came out on top to be...

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

Created : 13th July 2015

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award – the biggest museum award in Britain. It was a particularly tough year, with over 800 nominations, but Tullie House has been chosen as one of the top...

Tullie House Travel Group

Created : 7th July 2015

The Tullie House Travel Group evolved from The Friends of Tullie House and they are now Members of this Museum. Since the early 1990s there have been holidays abroad, long weekends and excellent day trips with all destinations chosen for an abundance of museums , historic houses ,art galleries,...

Certificate of Excellence 2015

Created : 2nd June 2015

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015! Certificate of Excellence celebrates the accommodations, attractions and eateries that make those perfect trips possible. Now in its 5th year, the prestigious Certificate of Excellence award...


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

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