Opening Hours and Admission Charges

How to book

There is no need to book for a general visit but if you would like to join us for a special event then advanced booking is recommended. You can book...

IN PERSON - From the museum's reception desk during normal opening hours.

BY PHONE - For credit/debit card bookings, call the Tullie House box office (open Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm) on 01228 618700.

ONLINE - Unfortunately we are unable to take bookings online.

To find out how to book groups, school visits or for other booking information click here

How to find us

Tullie House is in Carlisle City Centre which is well served by public transport.

If travelling by car we recommend parking in Castle Car Park, CA3 8UL. Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery can be reached on foot from the Car Park by following the road in front of Carlisle Castle, taking the underpass on the left which will bring you directly outside the Museum main entrance.

For more detailed directions click here

Group Visits


Tullie House Museum is set over three floors.  The basement houses our Roman Frontier Gallery, our ground floor houses our gift shop, restaurant and exhibitions gallery.  The first floor is home to the majority of the museum. 

Our Visitor Experience team is on hand throughout the Gallery and Museum should you require any assistance and offer collection conversations should you wish to find out more about our exciting collections.

We look forward to welcoming you at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery and if you have any queries or require any assistance prior to your visit please phone 01228 618718 or email 

A full copy of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery's Access Statement can be found below.


Shop @ Tullie

Come and visit our Shop @Tullie at the Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery on Castle Street, Carlisle. Our ranges include bespoke and locally crafted products, gifts and unique Tullie House branded merchandise.

Whether you are visiting the museum or just want somewhere different to shop you will find Shop @Tullie a welcoming contemporary retail space to enjoy.

Garden Restaurant

The museum has an award winning, family friendly restaurant which offers a good selection of coffees, teas, light snacks and lunches.

With its central location in the heart of Tullie House, the restaurant is ideally situated for a mid-visit pick-me-up before you carry on your visit round our galleries!

To fInd out more about the Garden Restaurant and view the menu click here

Welcome to Carlisle

The Guildhall Museum

Tullie House also manages The Guildhall Museum in Carisle's Market Place. The Guildhall is a Grade 1 Ancient Monument, and one of the four oldest buildings in the city. 

2019 opening hours to be announced shortly 

Group visits can be arranged at other times by contacting Tullie House on 01228 618718

To find out more about The Guildhall Museum click here