Book free advance tickets to visit our Dinosaurs gallery in the school holidays, 24 July-7 September.
(There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions)
|Open every day||10.00-17.50|
Last Friday of the month open until 22.30 for Lates, excluding December.
The Museum is open every day, including Sundays and bank holidays, but closed 24-26 December.
The Museum's step-free entrance is on Exhibition Road.
Be prepared for queues outside and inside the Museum during the school holidays. Paying exhibition ticket holders can use our fast-track entry. Guarantee entry to the Dinosaurs gallery by booking free advance tickets.
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Visiting our Museum at Tring?
Open Monday to Saturday 10.00-17.00 and Sunday 14.00-17.00. Go to our Tring website.
For your security, most areas of the Museum are protected by CCTV.
On entry to the Museum your bags and other personal items will be inspected. We advise you not to bring any sharp objects such as metal knives, forks, scissors, etc. to the Museum, as they may be confiscated.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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