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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Tullie House is one of Cumbria's leading visitor attractions. Our combination of permanent displays (many of them enjoyably interactive and 'hands on'), changing exhibitions and exciting events and workshops makes Tullie House a thriving centre of activity where there's always something to see or do for visitors of all ages. The main Art Gallery at Tullie House is the best equipped in the north of England and presents exhibitions of the highest quality.

Underground Millennium Gallery

Our stunning new underground Millennium Gallery and Border Reiver pathway linking to Carlisle Castle.
This project combines the museum's own collections with the cutting edge of contemporary art.

The Border Galleries

These superb displays tell the story of Carlisle, Cumbria and the Borders from prehistory onwards. You can amble down a Roman Street, stand under the stars with the spectacular wildlife and landscapes of Cumbria all around, or sit in an Edwardian railway carriage it's amazing how far you can travel through time and space when its brought so vividly to life. Don't miss our stunning audio-visual show about the Reivers, the marauding family gangs whose terrifying feuds brought chaos and destruction to the Borders for 300 years!

Old Tullie House

This tranquil part of the museum is a 17th century house, with beautifully preserved original features. Inside the panelled room you'll find our unique collection of Pre-Raphaelite drawings and paintings. A wealth of other items from our Fine and Decorative Arts collections are displayed throughout, including porcelain from the famous Williamson collection. Old Tullie House also contains a Gallery of Childhood concentrating on the Victorian and Edwardian eras - always an eye-opener for younger visitors.

Additional Information:

  • Facilities for people using wheelchairs and with visual impairment - lifts, automatic doors and adapted WC's
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant
  • Welcomes group and school visits
  • Function facilities.

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    In the City Centre with entrances on Castle Street and Abbey Street.

    Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Postcode for SatNav: CA3 8TP


    +44 (0)1228 534 781
    +44 (0)1228 810 249

    Castle Street
    CA3 8TP

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