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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Tullie House Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England
+44 1228 618718
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Excellent museum. Small compact sections with unexpectedly good quality exhibits and really helpful narrative / captions

Went with a couple of friends with hopes of being moderately entertained for an hour. Left 2.5... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JPStory
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Corsham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic day

We went here and wasnt expecting what was inside. the museum was full of interesting information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ishi B
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average4%
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“roman section” (19 reviews)
“pre raphaelite” (15 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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"hadrian's wall"
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"tuile"
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"tullie house museum"
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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with a couple of friends with hopes of being moderately entertained for an hour. Left 2.5 hours later having seen some great exhibits and some truly super items. Helpful staff. Good entrance price. A lot of thought has gone into layout and the interaction...More

Thank JPStory
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here and wasnt expecting what was inside. the museum was full of interesting information about history. very educational and a must place to visit. I and my daughter enjoyed our visit especially the letter egg hunt.

Thank Ishi B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my 6 year old and found plenty of interactive exhibits and dressing up clothes to keep her entertained and educated. She particularly enjoyed the Roman exhibition and visiting Tullie Mouse! There is plenty of information available for adults too. Glad there is an...More

Thank E H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tend to have a micro-lunch at the cafe here if we have stayed overnight locally like we did yesterday after our third stay at the Golden Fleece in Brampton. A simple fruit scone, butter and jam plus pot of tea for 2 comes to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, our main motivation for going into the museum was the fact that it never stopped raining the whole time we were in Carlisle, and we just wanted to go somewhere warm and dry for a while! However, when we got there, we...More

Thank Wizzydoo
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Tullie H, General Manager at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review about your visit to Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery. What a shame that it never stopped raining whilst you were in Carlisle, however we have to thank the rain for leading you to us! We are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is full of history and a great place to visit while in the area. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time as there is alot to take in.

Thank RyanM31
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a few years ago I last visited. Was disappointed that there was nothing much new. Liked the shoe display. Disappointed about the carrs biscuit factory display. Pity they were trying to make a few bob from Driggsby the dead whale that washed up. Think...More

Thank cfeftf
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Exhibition of Rayne shoes which was excellent. Well displayed no guide book needed as by each display there was a card giving you the information. I have been round the whole Museum before a really good place for all ages

Thank sparklysjw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tullie museum is one of the best museums we have visited. So welcoming, informative, interactive etc etc. Great for adults and children of all ages. Entrance fee is an annual ticket too. Guides intelligent and helpful. Just a pity traffic, parking, roadworks causing road closures...More

Thank AuntiePattyo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all had a good time at the museum no charge for children and all tickets give you a yearly pass. Something for all ages and abilities with lift access the floors. Many interactive areas to look and explore. A good experience would come again....More

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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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