Visiting

Entry to the Museum is free!

Here you can find all the practical information for a visit to the Natural History Museum at Tring. From how to get here, where to shop and eat, to what events are on.

Dawes Park closure

Dawes Park, the Museum's wildlife area adjacent to Park Street, is currently closed while contractors are working in the area. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Restricted library access

Access to the Ornithology and Rothschild libraries at Tring is restricted during March and April 2014. Please book visits at least two weeks in advance by email or phone +44 (0)20 7942 5460. We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • Getting here
    Getting here

    The Museum is easily accessible by public transport and has a free car park. Use this information to help plan your journey.

  • Visiting Tring with children
    Visiting with children

    The Museum is very popular with families. Read this if you are visiting with the kids.

  • Nocturnal Creatures exhibition
    Events

    Our events for children, families and adults make a visit to Tring a unique day out.

  • Floor plan
    Floor plan

    Use the floor plan to make sure you don’t miss any of the highlights.

  • Museum shop
    Museum shop

    Get gifts, souvenirs and books that are inspired by the natural world.

  • Zebra Café
    Zebra Café

    The Zebra Café serves a choice of snacks and sandwiches at weekends and during school holidays. During term-time weekdays visitors can purchase drinks and confectionery only from self-service machines.

  • Bird skins from the collections at Tring.
    Facilities

    Check the practical details such as where to eat, lost property, cloakrooms and toilets.

  • Iguana
    Access guide

    Find out about step-free access to galleries, audio-visual displays and other facilities to help your visit run as smoothly as possible.

  • Spectral tarsier
    Wild, Weird, Wonderful tour

    Discover the weird and wonderful creatures at Tring with our interactive map and downloadable tour of the galleries.

Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Borrow animal costumes and toys to make exploring the galleries more fun.

Ask at the information desk on Tuesdays in term time from 14.00.

We're more popular than ever

The Natural History Museum at Tring welcomed the highest number of visitors in its history in 2013, welcoming over 150,000 people.

‘It is great to be sharing our fascinating collection with so many more people, ’ says Museum Manager, Paul Kitching.

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