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Tullie House, Carlisle

(4.3/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Tullie House, a converted Jacobean mansion, features a human history collection; zoological, botanical and geological material; art collections; and interactive displays. Fire a Roman-style weapon, or climb a life-sized section of Hadrian’s Wall. Admire the Jacobean staircase and fireplace inside and then venture out to the gardens. Sample a variety of snacks at the restaurant and find locally crafted goods at the gift shop. Check the website in advance as a changing program of temporary exhibits complements the permanent displays. Plan your visit to Tullie House and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Carlisle itinerary planner.
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  • Very good small museum. Lots of interactive things in the Roman section and some good things in the Cumwhitton Viking burials section. My son really enjoyed the CSI style investigation of Viking buria...  more »
  • Sometimes a local museum can be a dusty disappointment- not here! Tullie House is first rate - hugely informative about Carlisle's history, with a superb section on the Roman era in particular. Courte...  more »
  • This is a superb museum! In fact we didn't get round everything as our main objective for our trip was to visit the castle and we were running out of time. First though, I have to take issue with the ...  more »