- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor
Built in 1889 to house the private natural history collection of Walter Rothschild, the Natural History Museum at Tring is a fascinating 'Noah's Ark in the Hertfordshire countryside'. Enjoy its authentic Victorian atmosphere alongside modern facilities and services.2015 welcomes Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea!
Visit the galleries and come face to face with a full-sized gorilla, a huge anaconda or an extinct giant moa, just a few of the 4,000 animals on display!
There are two outdoor picnic areas, one close to the Museum building and the other a short walk away, across Park Street. They offer a chance to relax in fresh air and enjoy wonderful views of chalk and meadow downlands, typical of the Chiltern foothills around Tring. Open every day!
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Parking Available Nearby
Getting There and Contact Information
Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Open Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 14:00 - 17:00
Closed 24 to 26 December.
A small fee may be charged for some temporary and speciality exhibitions so check ahead through the link to be sure!
The Zebra Cafe offers coffee and snacks, light lunches and afternoon tea, plus picnic areas are provided.
The shop stocks an excellent range of gifts and souvenirs including books, jewellery, soft toys and models, all with a natural history theme. They also offer a specialist books ordering service. Open from 10:00, Monday to Saturday and from 14:00 on Sundays.