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Natural History Museum at Tring

Akeman Street, Tring HP23 6AP, England
+44 20 7942 6171
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One of Trings Gems

I highly recommend visiting this museum for families and educational pursuits. Not only is it free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sean M
Taxidermy on the grandest scale

Walter Rothschild had everything stuffed. It is an exhibition of the Victorian era and informed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent69%
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Akeman Street, Tring HP23 6AP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend visiting this museum for families and educational pursuits. Not only is it free it was amazing to see so many types of animals under one roof. We took our 4 year old and she loved it. We will definitely be visiting again...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walter Rothschild had everything stuffed. It is an exhibition of the Victorian era and informed understanding of the diversity of species. All the specimens are not suffering from deterioration, which is a credit to Tring. Yes it's heart breaking on one level but it's done...More

Thank exploring5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relatively small museum but jam packed full of interesting artefacts. Free entry however there is a relatively cheap guide book that can purchased. There is also a very simple cafe in the basement offering tea, coffee, cakes and kids lunch boxes.

Thank Svanna2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have some great exhibits at this similarly free admission extension to the NHM in Kensington. They must have kept the taxidermists very busy in the days of the Tring Rothschilds...

Thank Parish56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's free entry to this museum to see the collection of stuffed animals and learn about Walter Rothschild's passion for wildlife. There's a small car park, shop and café on site. Gets very busy so would recommend coming early or late. Takes about 2 hours...More

Thank Bored-Commuter1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really lovely museum, much bigger than we'd been led to believe and well worth a visit. It is full of animals in display cases, many of which were from the collections of Walter Rothschild.Nearly all of them are real and stuffed by...More

Thank m4m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit every year. Always interesting, especially when they have the wildlife competition photos on show. Lovely to see the young kids enjoying the halls and the stuffed animals. Can get very busy on wet weekends. I've said 1-2 hours but if your kids are...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoyed your visit to the natural history museum in London then make sure you visit its smaller sibling in Tring. Taking up a fraction of the space no cabinet or display case is wasted. All the best bits of the museum in London,none...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A total surprise. Not what I was expecting but for me a blast from the past. I remember when I was young visiting local museums which were stuffed with foxes, badgers etc & creepy crawlies. This was even better & the kids loved it esp...More

1  Thank WileyWatfordWanderer
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Natural History Museum in London but never realised there was a branch in Tring, so what a nice surprise that was! The large part of this collection is devoted to stuffed animals that were collected by the Rothschilds around a century...More

1  Thank Fiona L
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What are the opening days and times for the Christmas and New Year holidays
19 December 2016|
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Response from KennyMan7 | Reviewed this property |
According to the website they're only closed between 24th and 26th December. I'd give them a call to check about New Years Day and the 2nd January though. They're usually open on bank holidays. If you haven't been, it's... More
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