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Tullie House

Tullie House Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England
+44 1228 618718
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A hidden Treasure

Not the easiest place to find but, once you are there, an amazing visit in buildings of character... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DavidTitley
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
A must visit if you are in Carlisle!

Arrived in the Tullie House after visiting Carlisle Castle just opposite, and found the place to be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
94thMinute
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Flintshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“art gallery” (35 reviews)
“roman section” (17 reviews)
“pre raphaelite” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Tullie House Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England
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+44 1228 618718
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not the easiest place to find but, once you are there, an amazing visit in buildings of character with very friendly volunteer gallery guides. The Museum began in the seventeenth century house of Mr Tully and was expanded with evident pride by the corporation of...More

Thank DavidTitley
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived in the Tullie House after visiting Carlisle Castle just opposite, and found the place to be exceptional with exhibits and information catering for all tastes. Not only did they have interactive exhibitions about all phases of settlement during Carlisle's history, but it had a...More

Thank 94thMinute
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the family while visiting from New Zealand. Absolutely fabulous. We would recommend to all ages. Could easily spend 2-3 hours. Great value for money.

Thank Shabba_007
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were very lucky and found there was a Percy Kelly exhibition. I must admit that I had never heard of this artist-probably because he sold very little of his work. Stunning pictures and a fascinating life story. The actual museum needs plenty of time...More

Thank Abby1005
Reviewed 1 week ago

For all the family. Dressing up , interactive displays, timelines, videos, Natural as well as Roman and Viking history. All this and Art Galleries.Beautifully presented, helpful guides, seats (!). So much to see and experience. You get an annual ticket with your admission price as...More

Thank mikeandros
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum with bags of local history (the to-ing anf fro-ing of Carlisle between Scotland and England) lots to read and see, but plenty of interactive bits for the youngsters.

Thank cathy010256
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Tullie House for the Percy Kelly exhibition and were just blown away by his art - absolutely brilliant! The selection of works was comprehensive and really conveyed the development of his style and skills. And the bio-video helped to convey both his talent...More

Thank SRDFrench
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Percy Kelly Gallery Tour is very enlightening and well worth the tour. The Museum consists of three floors all with lift access. The lower ground floor is The Roman Frontier Gallery- very educational for schools and adults, the ground floor has many different areas...More

Thank gwraig66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Tullie House regularly, my children and I. Always fun things to do to keep them entertained. As well as the important history of our city, which is great for the children to learn about.

Thank Wayne L
Tullie H, General Manager at Tullie House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely feedback. We're really pleased you and your children had a great time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most important exhibitions I have seen, both nationally and certainly locally. It has been curated very, very well and is a "must visit" Kelly was without doubt a genius, as innovative as Lowry and someone who influenced many others ,...More

Thank seamuscumbria
Tullie H, General Manager at Tullie House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback and recommendation for the Percy Kelly: Line of beauty exhibition, it has been a very popular exhibition so far and has been very well received.

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Janet S
14 June 2017|
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Response from Tullie H | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. We have a cloakroom which we keep locked where you can store your backpacks.
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Kath B
4 March 2016|
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Response from Tullie H | Property representative |
Hi Kath B, thanks for your question. Children under the age of 18 are free when accompanied by a paying adult to the main galleries.
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