The Passenger Pigeon was once the most common bird in the United States and possibly the world but was brought to extinction in 1914. To mark this sad anniversary, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is displaying its own specimen of a Passenger Pigeon as the Object of the Month.

The winner of our Richard Slee 'Guess how many Hammers' was drawn from a box of a total of 5 winning entries on Thursday 18th September by Cathy Gruba. The winner has been informed and was delighted!

Winner has received a collection of 4 children’s books from the gift shop.

It has been 130 years since the Carlisle and County High School for Girls first opened its doors, former pupils who joined the school 50 years ago are organising a reunion here at Tullie House.

It has been 130 years since Carlisle and County High School for Girls first opened its doors and former pupils who joined the school fifty years ago are organising a reunion here at Tullie House.

We are very proud to announce that Tullie House were presented with the Cumbria Tourism Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award 2014 at an awards ceremony held at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal last night.

Our very special visitors from Blackpool Zoo have decided to stay for the Summer!

Madagascan hissing cockroaches and Indian stick insects are just some of the small animals that Tullie House Museum has welcomed in for June in celebration of National Insect Week.

A group of ten young people from NACRO, the crime reduction charity, spent a week at Tullie House earlier in the year working with local artist Ben Gates to design and created a large-scale automata.  Their finished automata is currently on display in the Art Gallery alongside the Mechanical Circ

We are delighted to announce that Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust is one of the 2013 winners of the prestigious Sandford Award, given to museum and heritage organisations with outstanding formal education programmes.

View our spooky time lapse video taken during our Halloween Ghost Tours this year!

 

 

We are delighted to announce that Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery have won the Curious Minds' - 'New settings Award', for the delivery of *Arts Award across its education programme.