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Natural History Museum at Tring, Tring

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History Museum Museum
Browse one of the finest taxidermy collections of mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects in the UK at Natural History Museum at Tring. Constructed in 1889 to house Lionel Walter’s collection of mounted specimens, the facility first opened to the public in 1892. See Lionel Walter’s hybrid between zebras and horses (zebroids) and the hybrid foal on display. Browse the galleries and wildlife garden before stopping in at the museum's Zebra Cafe. Children can enjoy the Dino Snores area. Check the events calendar on the website in advance. Put Natural History Museum at Tring into our Aldbury itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Aldbury.
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  • I highly recommend visiting this museum for families and educational pursuits. Not only is it free it was amazing to see so many types of animals under one roof. We took our 4 year old and she loved i...  more »
  • Walter Rothschild had everything stuffed. It is an exhibition of the Victorian era and informed understanding of the diversity of species. All the specimens are not suffering from deterioration, which...  more »
  • A relatively small museum but jam packed full of interesting artefacts. Free entry however there is a relatively cheap guide book that can purchased. There is also a very simple cafe in the basement o...  more »
  • Brilliant place to take the children, lots to see and do. There are no dinosaurs though, so some little ones may be disappointed. It's all free as well which is amazing really. A fiver chucked into the donation box wouldn't be enough.
  • Wonderful museum which generally isn't too busy. A great place to explore whether old or young, and a great park 5 mins walk away.
  • Better than the well kept exhibits on show are the looks and questions they raise from my children - well worth a visit
  • Fantastic value for money (it's free!). The kids loved it and learnt a lot in the time they were there. Thumbs up from me.
  • Don't led the prospect of stuffed animals put you off. Kids (and adults alike) will find this a fascinating place to visit. The extinct animals cabinet is a poignant display. A display of dressed fleas is hidden in there somewhere. A perfect bad weather option.