Welcome to the Tullie House Families Area
Tullie House are winners of the Telegraph Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award. We follow the Kids in Museums manifesto and aim to provide a welcoming, family friendly atmosphere, first class family friendly activities and events throughout the year, spacious baby-changing areas, comfortable gallery spaces and a child-friendly restaurant menu.
Tullie Explorer Discover and Create Sundays
Every other Sunday during Cumbrian term times, 1-4pm. (please check the programme for dates)
Join us for a range of fun interactive activities linked to our collections or exhibitions. Handle real objects, try on costume and get creative with a range of crafts.
See our Tullie Families Facebook page for more details.
Join our storyteller Jo on the Border Gallery at 11am every other Tuesday to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with Tullie House's collection. Especially designed for under 5's.
Sessions last approximately 30 mins and have a relaxed atmosphere, children are welcome to come and go as they please.
Sessions are FREE but museum admission charges apply.
Dates: 25th Sept, 9th & 23rd Oct, 6th & 20th Nov, 4th & 18th Dec.
We have an exciting programme of special events throughout the year celebrating our changing exhibitions including action packed summer family festivals, our famous family sleepovers and exhibition opening weekends.
Interactive Museum Trails
Find below a selection of fun, interactive gallery trails to help you and your family explore and discover the range of fascinating objects on display.
We also have a family friendly map of the museum galleries highlighting all the interactive areas and points of interest.
These are also available to pick up at our Trail Station near the museum entrance.
If you have any questions or comments about our family friendly programme please contact our Schools and Families Coordinator, Sarah Forster, on (01228) 618725 or [email protected]
Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with all our family friendly activities.
Winner of the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award!