Tullie House

The Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is a museum in Carlisle, Cumbria. The original building is a converted Jacobean mansion, with extensions added when it was converted. At first the building contained the museum and also a library, an art school and a technical school, but these have since been moved.

The museum has large collections of zoological, botanical and geological material. The arts collections include works by Burne-Jones and other pre-raphaelite artists, as well as Stanley Spencer, Winifred Nicholson, Sheila Fell and Phil Morsman. There is collection of stringed instruments including a violin by Andrea Amati.

There were two Roman forts in Carlisle, one of which, Petriana, was the largest along the length of Hadrian's Wall. The museum houses important collections and temporary exhibitions associated with Hadrian's Wall. The human history collection also features permanent exhibitions dedicated to the Vikings and the Border Reivers.

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