Events at the Natural History Museum at Tring in April

April 1, 2009toApril 30, 2009


The Hertfordshire museum has been part of the Natural History Museum since 1937 and its remarkable collections were once the private passion of its founder, Lionel Walter, second Baron Rothschild.  Now more than 100,000 visitors a year experience the fascinating world of a Victorian collector, where they can see a huge variety of wild, weird and wonderful specimens from across the animal kingdom – from the extinct quagga to dressed fleas.

Beautiful bumblebees are one of our most well-loved insects. Come along to this family exhibition to find out how important bumblebees are for human life – see specimens from around the world, learn about British bees in danger and how you can help our fuzzy friends.
23 March – 12 July 2009

Easter Alligator
It’s just not birds that lay eggs. Come and research our reptile gallery for inspiration to create an alternative Easter card.
7 and 9 April
Drop-in sessions, 10.15- 12.15 and 14.00- 16.00

Weave a weaver nest
Try your hand at weaving a spectacular weaver bird nest and discover some of the techniques used by these fascinating birds.
8 and 17 April
Drop-in sessions, 10.15- 11.15 and 14.00- 15.00
£2, advance booking required

Nature Art Attack at Ashridge
Come and use nature to create a giant art attack, then climb the monument to see your masterpiece.
8  April, 10.00- 11.30
£2, advance booking required

Tring Turtles
Turtles bury their eggs in the sand to keep them safe. Make a trinket box turtle to look after your precious Easter eggs.
14 and 16 April
Drop-in sessions, 10.15- 12.15 and 14.00- 16.00

Decorate a duck
Go quackers at the Museum. Come along to create and colour your own duckling friend.
21 April
Drop-in sessions, 10.15- 10.45 and 14.00- 14.30

Natural History Museum at Tring
Walter Rothschild Building
Akeman Street
HP23 6AP

For more information:
Visit our Attractions page on the Natural History Museum at Tring