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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
12pm - 6pm
Sunday 31 August
Join us for an afternoon of concerts and carnival performances in the Gardens to celebrate the end of our summer festival.
From Sunday 27 July
to Sunday 31 August
Explore nature's music in this fascinating sound installation by Bernie Krause.
Join us for musical adventures in Great Animal Tales every Friday
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.
Until 2 November 2014
Our family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.
During the reviews of our Anthropology and Natural History Collections, staff working in the Museum store have made some fascinating finds.
Visit our Tumblr blog to see the interesting, unusual and often slightly strange objects they have chosen to share.
from 8 March 2014
until 7 September 2014
A stunning photographic exhibition portraying the traditional life of indigenous peoples across the remote Russian Arctic.
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
Friday 29 AugustA late night event focussing on our only flying mammal, with a chance to conduct a bat detector survey.
Sunday 31 AugustAn afternoon of concerts and carnival performances in the Gardens.
Thursday 4 SeptemberLearn more about our botanical collections on a guided tour with the Horniman's Head of Horticulture.
29 August 2014
28 August 2014
21 August 2014
19 August 2014
14 August 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.
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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.
7 August 2014
4 August 2014
1 August 2014
29 July 2014
16 July 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.
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