Self-guided tours at Tring
Encourage children to ask questions and discuss animal features with our free self-guided tours.
The tours are designed for use by an adult leading a small group of children.
- Learn more about the Arctic and Antarctic-dwellers we have on display.
Arctic and Antarctic gallery tour PDF (536KB)
- Discover some of the charismatic animals that live in deserts and dry arid areas, from the camel to the fennac fox.
Desert gallery tour PDF (525KB)
- Find out about some of the endangered species on display, including their biggest threats and conservation efforts to help save them.
Endangered gallery tour PDF (32KB)
- Find out why the dodo, great auk and passenger pigeon went extinct.
Extinct gallery tour PDF (27 KB)
- How would you survive in freezing temperatures? See some of the animals that were alive during the last ice age and how they adapted for survival.
Ice Age gallery tour PDF (25KB)
- Take a trip on the high seas to meet animals that live in or around the ocean.
Oceans gallery tour PDF (531KB)
- As you walk around the Museum, see if you can spot other animals that live in rainforests.
Rainforest gallery tour PDF (27 KB)
- Go on a safari around the galleries.
Savannah gallery tour PDF (27KB)
- Explore the local wildlife that can be found in the UK.
UK Wildlife gallery tour PDF (532KB)
- Discover the stories behind Walter Rothschild's specimens.
Walter's Animals Gallery Tour PDF (30KB)
We have a variety of resources to support children and families with neurodiverse conditions.
Makaton-based gallery trails
Our popular gallery trails can be bought from the shop for £1.
- ABC trail
Suitable for children under 6
- Walter and his animals
Suitable for ages 6+
If you would like to draw in the galleries, please bring your own notebook and pencils.