Getting here

The Natural History Museum in Hertfordshire

  • The Walter Rothschild building Akeman Street, Tring Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP

  • Open Monday-Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 14.00-17.00
    Closed 24-26 December

  • Admission is free. There is a small charge for some temporary exhibitions and events.

The main Museum entrance is on Akeman Street. There are accessible entrances on Park Street and via the Museum's Akeman Street car park.

By train

There are regular train services to Tring station. The station is about two miles from the Museum and can be reached by bus or taxi.

You can check train times using the National Rail journey planner, and find local transport information on the Tring Town Council website.

By bus

Buses run from most of the towns in the area. Plan your bus journey on the Hertfordshire Travel Information website or call Traveline on +44 (0)870 608 2608.

By road

Tring is on the A41, 30 miles north-west of London. From the M25, exit at Junction 20.


There are two free car parks - one next to the Museum on Akeman Street and the other off Hastoe Lane. 

Our car parks get full quickly during half term and other busy periods. Alternative cars parks are available off the High Street. Dacorum Borough Council-managed car parks are free for the first hour with a small charge thereafter.

Coach parking

There are two coach parking spaces in the car park off Hastoe Lane.


Facilities and access

Make sure your visit runs smoothly using our guide to facilities and access at the Museum.