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Tullie House and Museum // Carlisle

Tullie House, Carlisle

A selection of exhibitions ranging from history and archeaology, wildlife and geology, and fine and decorative arts.

One of the largest art galleries in the north of England, Grade I listed Tullie House and Museum has a variety of collections and exhibitions to explore from local fine art pieces to explorations into Roman life.

Here you'll find collections of fine and decorative arts, human history and natural sciences, and is home to 4800 paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints and sketchbooks. The museum also has a small collection of sculptures that date back as far as 1650.

Tullie House and Museum represents both local and nationally important artists including pre-Raphaelite art with works from William Morris, Elizabeth Siddal, Ford Madox Brown and DG Rossetto.

Within the human history archives you'll find objects and photographs that tell the story of the people who lived in northern Cumbria over the last 10,000 years.

A popular permanent exhibition at Tullie House and Museum is the Roman Frontiers Gallery which explores the history of Hadrian's Wall which showcases a significant collection of Roman items and others on loan from the British Museum. There are also other archaeological exhibits in the gallery than span from the Old Stone Age to the Celt, Viking and Middle Ages.

There is a restaurant, gift shop and herb garden on-site within the grounds of Tullie House and Museum.

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