The Natural History Museum at Tring has a lot to offer visitors on school trips. To help you plan your day, take a look at some of the things you should consider below.
Booking your visit
All school bookings should be made at least two weeks in advance.
To book, discuss your needs or to arrange a pre-visit, please contact the Learning team. Please make sure you have all the information we'll need, using the checklist supplied at the bottom of this page.
Tel +44 (0)20 7942 6160 / 6234, Monday to Friday 9.00-17.00.
Visiting school groups should have a minimum ratio of one adult to every 10 children.
If you are arriving by coach, please ask the driver to drop you next to the Museum entrance on Akeman Street. Coaches can usually park in the nearby Hastoe Lane layby. Minibuses may park in the Museum's free car park.
The Museum has two outdoor picnic areas, one of which is by the wildlife meadow. There is a small indoor picnic area for one class at a time, which must be booked in advance. Schools can also pre-order lunch boxes from the Zebra Café, which sells a range of drinks and pre-packed snacks.
Health and safety
A list of recommendations will be provided with your booking confirmation. If you require a pre-visit, please contact the Learning team.
Telephone booking information requirements
Please have the following information ready when booking by phone.
Contact details including:
Visit details including:
Natural History Museum
The Walter Rothschild building
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 6234/6160
School visits to London
Planning a school visit to London? To book a visit call our friendly booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555 Monday-Friday 08.30 - 16.00 (10.00 - 13.00 during school holidays).
Planning a school visit to the London site