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Tuesday-Sunday and bank holidays
10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)
Closed 24-26 December
Last updated 19 August
Book a free ticket for guaranteed entry.
Tickets are currently available for visits until 3 January.
Subject to capacity on the day, we will have a limited number of walk-up spaces available. You may need to queue during busy times. The only way to guarantee entry is to book in advance.
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The entrance to the Museum is on Akeman Street.
Tring is on the A41, 48 kilometres (30 miles) northwest of London. From the M25, exit at Junction 20.
There is free car parking in Dawes Park. It has 48 spaces, with three for Blue Badge holders and two parent-and-toddler spaces.
The Akeman Street car park is open. Two Blue Badge holder spaces are available.
Alternative car parks are available off the high street. The car parks managed by Dacorum Borough Council are free for the first hour with a small charge thereafter.
There are regular train services to Tring station. The station is about three kilometres (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.
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.
Tring Cars will get you where you need to go. They are available 24 hours a day and can be booked through the Cabs4U app.
There are two coach parking spaces in the overflow car park off Hastoe Lane.
Whether you’re visiting for the first time or the fiftieth, discover what you can see and do in our free galleries, and where you can eat, drink and shop.
Whether you want to spend a weekend or make a day trip, find all the information you need to extend your trip beyond the Museum at Tring and discover Hertfordshire’s hidden cultural gem.
Find out how to get to and around the Museum, where to park and activities to support children and families with neurodiverse conditions.
Inspire your students to ponder their place within the natural world and explore the variety of life.
Our hands-on workshops and gallery activities are closely tied to the National Curriculum.
Explore school visits at Tring
We have volunteer opportunities to interact with visitors in the galleries or to help out with our gardens.
You will use real specimens to share your knowledge with school groups and the public through hands-on interactions.
Or contribute to developing a dynamic, beautiful and usable space for Museum visitors and the local community.
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Choose the Museum at Tring as the backdrop for your next film project or photography shoot.
It houses an extensive collection of mounted specimens and the wide variety of mammal, fish and bird specimens, together with the Victorian architecture, make Tring a unique location for shoots.
Find out more about filming at Tring
From zebra-drawn carriages to fancy-dressed fleas, take a peek inside the curious world of Walter Rothschild.
Walter Rothschild acquired animals from all over the world to study and display at his museum.
For around 175 years, no one knew the story of the emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) specimen, on display in Gallery One at the Natural History Museum in Tring.
Before Instagram pet accounts and dog-related memes were a thing, Wolverley Chummie was a bona fide four-legged superstar.
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