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Cromwell Road  London  SW7 5BD  UK.
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Open Monday to Sunday from 10.00-17.50, except 24-26 December. Last admission 17.30.

The Museum at Tring is open Monday to Saturday 10.00-17.00 and Sunday 14.00-17.00. Tring website.

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