Close to the borders of England and Scotland and to the Lake District, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is a meeting point of the History, Nature and Art in one of Britain’s most fascinating regions. The rich collections are a resource of local, regional and national importance.

 

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 interpret special collections of fine and decorative art of national importance. To record and interpret artistic activity in Carlisle and ...

Nature Collections

Tullie House Museum collects and preserves objects and information concerning the wildlife and geology of Cumbria. The museum holds large and important collections of zoological, botanical and geological material. Tullie House Museum also maintains a local biological records database with over 200,...

History

The Human History Collections In order to record and interpret the lives and activities of the people who have lived in northern Cumbria over the last 10,000 years, Tullie House collects a wide range of material. This includes objects, ephemera (printed material), photographs and associated...