Galleries

The Natural History Museum in Hertfordshire

Tring's specimens on display

Gallery access

On Wednesday 29 March there will be restricted access in Gallery 3 while we do essential specimen maintenance work.

A mandrill in gallery 1

Gallery 1

Meet the multicoloured mandrill, look a polar bear in the eye, and study birds from Antarctica to the tropics - all displayed in original Victorian glass cabinets.

A girl explores gallery 2

Gallery 2

Discover more stories from the natural world in our temporary exhibition space.

An anglerfish in gallery 3

Gallery 3

An elephant and rhinos are surrounded by marine animals and insects in this gallery, including an anglerfish, a spider crab, a crocodile and a tiger shark.

A zebra in gallery 4

Gallery 4

Explore a collection of odd-hoofed mammals - horses, zebras, three-toed tapirs, rhinoceroses and the extinct quagga.

A seal in gallery 5

Gallery 5

See deer, antelope and marine mammals from around the world, and learn about the rarely seen okapi and saiga, and interesting members of the pig family.

Domestic dogs in gallery 6

Gallery 6

Home to kangaroos and cassowaries that were part of Rothschild's live menagerie, the extinct Tasmanian tiger, reptiles, amphibians, and historic domestic dogs.

Inside the Rothschild room

Rothschild room

The story of one man's passion that created this Museum. Explore interactive maps, Rothschild's favourite birds and a life-size replica of his giant tortoise.

Tring floorplan

Museum map

Plan your trip with the Museum map. You can also buy a £5 printed guide with map at the information desk when you arrive.

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