Tring landmark to be shown on BBC Two show

An exterior view of the the Natural History Museum at Tring, part of the Natural History Museum, London.
An exterior view of the the Natural History Museum at Tring, part of the Natural History Museum, London.
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A Tring landmark will be on TV on Friday.

The Natural History Museum in Akeman Street will be on BBC Two show Antiques Road Trip at 4.30pm.

Antiques expert James Lewis will be shown around the venue before quizzing its manager Paul Kitching about the identity of a peculiar fossil.

There will also be a discussion during the daytime show about the Victorian tradition of collecting and the history of the museum.

It was once the private museum of Lionel Walter, 2nd Baron Rothschild, and is located in the grounds of the former Rothschild family home, Tring Park.

It was built in the 1889 to house his collection of stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. It was first opened to the public in 1892.