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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday 30 August
Gardens and Bandstand
Join us for Africarnival, our final event of African Summer with live music, carnival parades, dance workshops, food and drink and more, all taking place across our museum and gardens.
From Sunday 5 July to Sunday 30 August
Experience African Summer with live music, photography, carnival parades and Afro-jazz picnics, as well as African inspired family favourites such as arts and crafts, object-handling and storytelling.
from 14 February
until 1 November
Explore the wonderful world of plants on a massive scale.
This interactive exhibition brings visitors up close to all kinds of fantastic plant life.
Members go free
Until 1 September 2016
Anthropology and photography exhibitions exploring Romanian folk art and the lives of contemporary Romanians in London.
Become a member of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment.
Members enjoy free entry to all exhibitions and the Aquarium, as well as a 10% discount in the shop and other exclusive offers and events.
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity and relies on your support to continue our work.Support us through a membership and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment. Join today from just £24
Sunday, 30 August
Celebrate the end of African Summer with an afternoon of dance, carnival performers and live music in our gardens.
Sunday, 20 SeptemberEnjoy a guided tour of the Gardens with our Head of Horticulture Wes Shaw, as part of Open House London.
Every Saturday morning
Locally sourced weekly farmers' market selling a variety of produce, hot food and more in our Gardens.
29 August 2015
27 August 2015
25 August 2015
24 August 2015
19 August 2015
17 August 2015
The Horniman is an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill.
As well as museum galleries, we have 16 acres of Gardens and an acclaimed Aquarium to explore.
See what there is to discover
Discover a selection of objects from across Africa by following our trail.
Revealing the secrets inside the Horniman Merman and the surprising history behind the mysterious 'mermaids' in museum collections.
Discover a selection of our very own World Cups.
23 July 2015
9 June 2015
19 May 2015
15 May 2015
1 May 2015
Take a magical journey through rivers, seas and oceans in the Horniman’s highly acclaimed Aquarium.
Fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments around the globe, from the British coast to Fijian coral reefs.
Buy your tickets online
We're currently working on two major collections reviews. Collections People Stories project is looking at the Anthropology Collections, while our Natural History specimens are being reviewed with Bioblitz.
Find out more about these projects
Browse and search our collections online, with objects covering Natural History, Anthropology and Musical Instruments, as well as species from our Gardens and Aquarium. Explore the highlights and see how our visitors have tagged our objects
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity. Find our how you can support us in a number of ways.
100 London RoadForest HillLondon SE23 3PQ020 8699 1872