(There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions)
|Open every day||10.00-17.50|
Last Friday of the month open until 22.30 for Lates, excluding December.
The Museum is open every day, including Sundays and bank holidays, but closed 24-26 December.
The Museum's step-free entrance is on Exhibition Road.
Entering the Museum at the Exhibition Road entrance? Use the Earth Today and Tomorrow gallery to access the Blue, Green and Orange Zone galleries (including Hintze Hall and Dinosaurs).
Use the stairs or lift to reach the upper Earth galleries, including Volcanoes and Earthquakes.
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Visiting our Museum at Tring?
Open Monday to Saturday 10.00-17.00 and Sunday 14.00-17.00. Go to our Tring website.
For your security, most areas of the Museum are protected by CCTV.
On entry to the Museum your bags and other personal items will be inspected. We advise you not to bring any sharp objects such as metal knives, forks, scissors, etc. to the Museum, as they may be confiscated.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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See amazing specimens, archaeological treasures and live butterflies in our current exhibitions.
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Choose from over 30 permanent galleries to explore, including our famous Dinosaurs.
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We aim to provide a friendly, accessible environment for all our visitors.
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Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.
24 Oct 2014 - 30 Aug 2015
Find out about the impact of Museum research on parts of the natural world that are under threat.
09 Dec 2014, 19:00
Join us for a sophisticated sleepover at the Museum including a 3-course dinner and a mix of music, science and cinema.
23 Jan 2015, 18:30
See hidden treasures such as the giant squid and specimens collected by Charles Darwin.
Explore the most exceptional objects from the Museum's collections in our beautiful Treasures gallery.
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.