COVID - 19 Update 

Following government guidelines Tullie House is now closed to the public and during this time our learning team has been furloughed. Therefore our school programme has been temporaily put on hold and we aren't able to take future bookings at this time. We hope to be back up and running again soon. For any urgent enquires please contact us via which will be checked weekly. 

Tullie House has a diverse and exciting programme for schools. We offer workshops, activities and resources using the museum and its collections and exhibitions as inspiration.

Download your school poster for 2020/21 here as well as our  Early Years Poster 

For more information about individual sessions contact us at

Schools Membership Scheme

We offer an annual subscription to schools which offers some fantastic benefits including:

  • FREE loan boxes
  • FREE virtual Assemblies
  • Discount on our NEW 1hr Virtual Sessions and Outreach workshops.
  • Museum workshops for just £60 - a saving of £1.50 per pupil
  • To sign up download our form here.
  • Keep up to date with our monthly Newsletter! 
  • Just follow this link to sign up...

You can also find out more information about what Cumbria's other museums have to offer by downloading the Simply Schools Brochure HERE.


For general enquiries about the Schools service, to book a school visit or outreach session contact:

Sarah Forster, Schools and Families Coordinator,
Telephone 01228 618725

To enquire about booking a loan box contact:

Jackie Owen, Learning Administrator

We are delighted to have won a Sandford Award for Heritage Education for our schools programme! 

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery offers visiting groups the opportunity to experience a wide variety of subjects for all age groups from Roman times to the present day. The museum is spacious, attractive and well equipped. The facilitators are competent and know the building very well. Local schools are extremely fortunate in being able to use the museum for a wide variety of age groups and topics.

Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

Tullie House is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, eperience, and participate in great arts and culture.
We offer education settings who are working towards, or currently hold an Artsmark Award.

Find out more about Artsmark at
To find out how Tullie House can support your Artsmark journey, contact Sarah Forster, Schools and Families Coordinator,
Telephone 01228 618725