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Natural History Museum at Tring

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Akeman Street, Tring HP23 6AP, England
+44 20 7942 6171
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Excellent free natural history museum

An excellent small natural history museum is Tring. The displays are well put together, the only... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jcuk71
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Interesting place to visit

We visited here as we were visiting Harry Potter the following day and wanted something to do the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
malibu12345
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Akeman Street, Tring HP23 6AP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An excellent small natural history museum is Tring. The displays are well put together, the only down side is it’s rather small and can get very crowded particularly on rainy days and school holidays, although not really surprising given that the entrance is free of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here as we were visiting Harry Potter the following day and wanted something to do the day before that didn't involve London ! From start to finish this facinating museum had the wow factor. Its very interesting and my young son loved it....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner came here as a child with his school class many years ago and wanted to show me what a great place this is... And absolutely loved it here. I'd never been before and will definitely be going back . Everything was spotless and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum. A little gem inside a lovely village. The specimens are well tended and allow you a glimpse into the wide variety of nature that exists and existed. The focus on conservation is sympathetic and really well done considering the specimens...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit especially if you haven’t seen the real thing. Our grandchildren enjoyed doing the Egg trail which cost a £1 each but hey-ho with some chocolate at the end, free entrance and free parking sounds like like a bargain...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit. The museum is free to enter, they only ask for a voluntary donation. There are lots of animals to learn about across three floors. The stairs are a little bit of a traffic jam at times, but there...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for the first time for something to do on a rainy day, but my what an adventure! I am so delighted to have discovered this amazing gem which I only discovered while visiting family in Hertfordshire last week. It is now somewhere I...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The natural history museum at Tring is a real hidden gem. It contains a wide array of exhibits, principally of different animals and insects from around the world. Including a male and female Dodo. There aren't many, if any, dinosaurs, if you're looking of them...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We were quite fortunate that we have people like Lord Rothschild,collections like these would continue to fascinate generations...From extinct species to Modern day ones.Young one’s marvel at these,learn new things,and pretty much enjoy the trip.Free entry and parking and the park outside was nice.The place...More

1  Thank Jesus L
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We are a young couple who visited the museum on a Sunday afternoon. We arrived as the museum opened at 2pm which was all well and good. Within 30 minutes the museum was heaving, with no control over the amount of visitors entering each floor...More

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Michael_Collins_106
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Response from maxibaby2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only 2 of them. They’re in a small display case upstairs (Gallery 2 I think it was). Hope that helps.
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StaticRush
5 February 2018|
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Response from frostydane | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think there were any available for taxidermy
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springfields5
8 January 2018|
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Response from mumph | Reviewed this property |
From 4 years old up I would think
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