Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is Carlisle's finest visitor attraction, and houses considerable collections of fine and decorative art, human history and natural sciences.
Old Tullie House is set in attractive and well-planted gardens. Beyond its attractive façade, there is an impressive Jacobean staircase and fireplace. A wood-panelled room displays Pre-Raphaelite art and Arts & Crafts items, whilst the Exhibition Gallery in the modern extension to the museum is one of the biggest and most attractive contemporary galleries in the region.
In the main displays you will be taken on a journey through the ages, from the prehistoric Cumbria, through the eras of the Romans, Border Reivers and Victorians to the present day. You will also encounter wildlife of the Eden valley (set under a changing audio-visual ceiling display) and a new gallery setting out a fabulous costume collection.
The Tullie House experience has been widely recognised with awards: InCumbria’s Best Tourism & Hospitality Business, Carlisle Living ‘Best Team’ and Cumbria Life ‘Exhibition of the Year’ were all gained in 2019.
Group rates: Admission £5.00pp (min group size 10). Curatorial talk £5.00pp extra. Travel leader and/or coach driver are free.
For direct contact, phone 01228 616718 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Mon: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Tue: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Wed: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Thu: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Fri: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Sat: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Adult Annual Ticket - £15.00
Age 12-17 – Free
Under 12 - Free when accompanied by an adult
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By car or coach enter the city following the M symbol until this brings you to Hardwicke Circus roundabout. Take the exit signed A595 Workington. Keeping in the outside lane of the dual carriageway, drive past Tullie House, which will be on your left. Go straight on at the traffic lights, keep in the right hand lane. When you reach the roundabout at McVities factory double back on yourself and drive back along the other side of the dual carriageway keeping in the inside lane. Go straight across at the traffic lights and turn left at the sign for Devonshire Walk car park. Tullie House can be reached by using either the footbridge or the underground walkway situated just in front of the castle.
Accessible by Public Transport: Carlisle station is 0 miles away.
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