Tring: Behind the Scenes: Voyages of Discovery

Event information

Discover Tring's renowned Bird collections with this tour themed around the Voyages of Discovery.

23 February 11.00 - 12.00

Tickets: £10

Step behind the scenes with us and explore the world-renowned bird collection we care for.

The tour is themed around the Voyages of Discovery and you'll have the rare opportunity to look at historical specimens, including those linked to Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace and Ernest Shackleton.

Hear about the great lengths explorers went to to collect these specimens, discover how they were prepared and conserved and find out how they're used by researchers today.

  • Important information

    • This tour is suitable for adults
    • For security reasons you need to bring photo ID (passport or driving license)
    • Coats and bags can't be taken into our collection areas
    • Advance booking required