Cumbria is the most interesting county for dragonflies and damselflies in the north of England, according to the author of a new Cumbria Dragonfly atlas.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic Tullie House & Prism Arts today announce the unfortunate decision to postpone the Driggsby, A Whale’s Tale exhibition until early summer 2021.

Easter Crafts

As part of the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery response to COVID-19, the learning team at the museum get cracking on some egg-cellent step by step craft videos of the activities planned for families during the Easter holiday.

The first complete Bronze Age (1300-800BC) penannular ring to be found in Cumbria, now on display at Tullie House.

January is the month of resuming and restarting, and for many of us that means getting back into the habit of the working commute. Today, over 1.5 billion of our journeys are made by train across the UK each year, and all that is made possible with the help of a ticket.

Flock to Tullie House to meet the newest member of the team.

The Rat Pack: Chinese New Year at Tullie House


Saturday 25th January

10.00am – 5.00pm


Families will get a taste of Chinese culture as part of the Chinese New Year celebration taking place at Tullie House Museum and Carlisle City Centre.

New Report highlights culture’s response to the climate emergency, showcasing four-year action plan for the sector

Major summit on culture and climate, ‘We Make Tomorrow’, announced for February 26th

Tullie House Museum secures funding for project aimed at revealing 500 million years of Earth Stories

Three thousand years of Imperial splendour brought to Carlisle.


25 January – 26 April 2020

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle