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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
From Sunday 27 July
to Sunday 31 August
Explore nature's music in this fascinating sound installation by Bernie Krause.
Join us for the launch party on Sunday 27 July
Wednesdays, 16, 23 & 30 July
On the Bandstand
Our new jazz picnic series goes back to the Edwardian roots of jazz and presents three nights of music from 1910s ragtime to 1930s swing.
Next appearance: Benoit Viellefon Hot Club on 23 July.
Thursday 7 August
An evening of Edwardian entertainment.
Celebrate the spirit of this bygone era with music hall acts, silent film, curious street performances, a period photo booth, tours, food, drinks and more.
Tickets £5 each
Over 18s only
From 25 Julyuntil 29 August
Come and meet our curators and other experts and find out about what excites the Horniman, from beetles that live in horse poo to why we wear what we do.
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.
3, 10, 17, 24 August
A musical cabinet of curiosities bringing together musicians and influences from across the world.
Until 2 November 2014
Our family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.
We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill.
Explore the Museum and Gardens
Wednesday 23 JulyMusic inspired by the infamous Parisian nightclubs of the early 20th century.
Friday 25 JulyFind out all about world fashion in 'Dress to Express Yourself'.
Sunday 27 JulyJoin us for the launch of a new exhibition of Bernie Krause's natural soundscapes.
17 July 2014
15 July 2014
10 July 2014
9 July 2014
7 July 2014
Take a magical journey through rivers, seas and oceans in the Horniman’s highly acclaimed Aquarium.
Our fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments from around the globe, ranging from the British coastline to Fijian coral reefs.
Buy your tickets online
Browse and search our collections online, with details of more than 6,500 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.
16 July 2014
1 July 2014
25 June 2014
4 June 2014
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity - we rely on your support to continue our work and special projects.Support us through a membership and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment. Join today from just £20
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
Follow this trail to discover 12 unique and varied sundials at the Horniman, 11 of which can be seen in the Gardens.
Professor Peter Riviere reflects on the cultural and historical importance of a selection of our objects from Guyana.
Charlie Lea of Royal Holloway, University of London takes us through the Horniman's collection of 'happy' objects.
100 London RoadForest HillLondon SE23 3PQ020 8699 1872