Natural History Museum at Tring


The Natural History Museum at Tring was built in 1889 to house the incredible zoological collections of Walter Rothschild. Come and discover animal specimens from around the world, from tiny beetles to enormous bears. Explore our galleries showing everything from tiny dressed fleas to a smiling polar bear and domestic dogs. We have a varied programme of free temporary exhibitions that change throughout the year. Special events include regular craft activities for children and monthly talks for adults.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Saturday 10am- 5pm
  • Sunday 2pm- 5pm 
  • Closed 24-26th December


  • Café
  • Picnic areas
  • Shop
  • Free parking
  • Cloakroom
  • Toilets, including a disabled toilet

Access Information:

  • Our historic building has lots of stairs and railings. Please take extra care, especially if visiting with children.
  • There is lift access to the ground, first and second-floor galleries of the Museum and to the Zebra Café and t

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Address: Natural History Museum at Tring
The Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman Street, Tring
Hertfordshire HP23 6AP

Telephone: 0207 942 6171