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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
From Saturday 7 December
to Sunday 8 December
10.30am - 4.30pm
Discover unique Christmas gifts in the market, enjoy festive food including mulled wine, visit Santa's Grotto (advance booking required), and join in carol singing on the Bandstand.
4 - 5pm, Sunday 8 December
Join us again to kick off your festive season with some Christmas carols at the Horniman.
Carols at 4pm will be led by the English Baroque Choir, accompanied by The Crystal Palace Band.
From 28 September 2013
until 2 March 2014
Poignant photographic portraits of extinct and endangered animals preserved in museums.
This free exhibition by Sean Dooley brings to life the stories of our planet’s lost and fading species.
Every Saturday morning9am - 1.30pm
A locally sourced, locally sold farmers' market selling vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and much more in our glorious Gardens.
We're in the process of reviewing our anthropology and natural history collections.Discover more of the interesting, unusual and fascinating finds we're discovering by visiting our tumblr account.
Free exhibition The Art of Harmony explores traditions of Western classical music and instruments as makers of music, works of art and emblems of social status.
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
Sat 7 - Sun 8 DecemberKick of the festive season with our Christmas market, quiz, carol concert and more.
Until 2 March 2014Poignant portraits of extinct and endangered animals preserved in museums.
9.00am - 1.30pm, every Saturday morningLocally sourced and sold vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and more.
6 December 2013
27 November 2013
21 November 2013
19 November 2013
13 November 2013
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.
30 October 2013
25 October 2013
22 October 2013
2 October 2013
13 September 2013
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity, and your support makes a huge difference. There are many different ways you can lend us a hand.
Find out how you can support us
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
34 South Londoners are using 18 objects from our anthropology collection to tell a story about their lives, investigate further or create something new.
Aquarium Curator Jamie Craggs and research partner Gary Fletcher are running a multi-year project researching coral reproduction.
A special display in the Centenary Gallery as part of our Object in Focus series.
100 London RoadForest HillLondon SE23 3PQ020 8699 1872