Cookie information: We love cookies - you can dunk them in your tea!
This website may put "tracking cookies" on your computer to help us improve your experience on our website, to analyse its performance and to allow us to promote the website. You can find out more in our privacy policy. Unfortunately you can't eat our tracking cookies but you can set your web browser to stop them downloading to your computer or you can just delete them from your computer. Here's a good recipe for cookies that you can dunk in your tea!

(This message is only intended to appear the first time you visit and then at six month intervals)

Close

Hotels near the Tring Natural History Museum

Find and book hotels

Amenities

Check-in
Check-out


Need 4 rooms or more?
Please call us.

Click for information - opens in new window

Click for information - opens in new window

Click for information - opens in new window

I have a

Info
Info
Info
Info

 

HOTEL LOCATIONS WITHIN 25 MILES OF SEARCH

HOTEL NAMES WITH  

Close
Our little web men are running around to find you the perfect break Did you know....all Best Western hotels have FREE internet!
Cancel
Please Wait loading

Tring Natural History Museum

The fantastic range of animals collected by keen zoologist Lionel Walter Rothschild is on show at the Tring Natural History Museum. Intriguing exhibits include the petrifying black angler fish and the fleas dressed as Mexican dancers.

Six galleries are filled to the brim with Lord Rothschild's carefully selected collection of animals, some now sadly extinct.

Exhibits include a gorilla from Cameroon, rhinos, birds of paradise, an endangered pygmy hog and one of the first emperor penguins ever to be seen in the UK. Rothschild had a particular love for zebras and all known species are housed in the museum. Temporary exhibits change three times a year.

Rothschild not only kept his exotic finds in the museum, but famously let kangaroos, giant tortoises and other creatures freely roam the surrounding grounds and Tring Park.

Tring Natural History Museum, Hertfordshire. © NHM

Tring Natural History Museum Information


When: Daily

Where: Tring

Cost: Free (some events charge a small fee)

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm

Address: The Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman Street, Tring, HP23 6AP

Hotels near Tring Natural History Museum


Content provided by Frommers Unlimited, copyright © 2012: Whatsonwhen Ltd, John Wiley & Sons, Inc
Connect with us
The World's Biggest Hotel Family ®
Each Best Western ® branded hotel is independently owned and operated. © 2002 - 2012 Best Western International, Inc. All rights reserved 2014
© 2012 TripAdvisor LLC. All rights reserved