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Natural History Museum at Tring, Tring
(4.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Tring is a small town north of London, about 1 hour. Who are you going to rent a car, strongly suggest a visit. The Museum is awesome, a great variety of mammals, fish, birds, birds, reptiles etc. Have a shop with souvenirs to take home. Right return on my next trip to the United Kingdom.
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  • This place is brilliant. Great range of exhibits from the Rothschild collection, from polar bears to spider crabs and even some fully clothes fleas! I spent many a school trip here when younger and no...  more »
  • I visited Tring with my other half for a day out and stumbled across the natural history museum by chance. Entry was free and much to my surprise was really good. There was lots to see with activities...  more »
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  • 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.