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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Tullie House Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England
+44 1228 618718
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Tullie house

Totally superb museum really well laid out with plenty roman stuff as would fit in well with... read more

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Peter e
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Excellent museum

First time here although we've been into Carlisle many times and we could kick ourselves It is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephen W
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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
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“roman section” (21 reviews)
“pre raphaelite” (17 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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$34 per adult
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"roman section"
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"pre raphaelite"
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"natural history"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"all ages"
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"hadrian's wall"
in 37 reviews
"rainy day"
in 16 reviews
"tullie house museum"
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"roman times"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"local area"
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"few hours"
in 18 reviews
"adults and children"
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"lovely cafe"
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"great for kids"
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"couple of hours"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed today

Totally superb museum really well laid out with plenty roman stuff as would fit in well with hadrians wall being so close . If I had a criticism it would be that its a bit too modern looking , free entry so a total steal...More

Thank Peter e
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time here although we've been into Carlisle many times and we could kick ourselves It is brilliant one of the better museums we have visited over the years. Loads of local information and the Roman side of things is fantastic with lots of information...More

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty to see, dressing up as romans was particularly good fun for 5 and 9 year olds. One of the curators let us hold artefacts (gloved) which really brought it to life. Didn't see everything as so much. Cafe good nice although coffee needs to...More

Thank cathscat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew about Carlisle Castle when we visited the town, but had no idea this wonderful place existed. They have an amazing collection of works of art and very informative, fun and innovative exhibits of the Roman period, natural history of the region and local...More

Thank aferreryulfo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the bus into Carlisle from Gretna and wandered around coming across the Tullie House. Great find and for those interested in the area history, it’s a must see.

Thank dibdab99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibitions are tedious and are less entertaining than watching paint dry. I actually feel sorry for the staff who sit at the tills enthusing about their historical displays in the hope of attracting a customer. This museum is good for people aged 70 or...More

4  Thank BeccaMay2001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my kids here for a rainy day visit .Very informative ,just the right size for a few hours visit .Lots of local historical items ,and plenty to keep the kids occupied and adults informed too.

Thank David A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest I mainly went in to the museum looking for somewhere to sit down and have a cup of tea after visiting the 'Weeping Window' poppies at Carlisle Castle. I found my tea and a sit down, but also discovered that it is...More

Thank Vicky B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly outstanding museum which is packed with interest and well deserving of the awards it has collected. You really need to give iot a fair amount of tyime to thorougly appreciate it. Staff are friendly and extremely helpful but I would not recommend its...More

Thank lgmanning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a rainy afternoon last fall, after spending several hours wandering through the Carlisle Castle across the street from the museum, my husband and I came upon a quaint little garden as we were walking back to the bus stop. We went into the garden...More

Thank Leah F
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atcahill
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Graham S | Reviewed this property |
Adult is £6.50
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Janet S
June 13, 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
March 4, 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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