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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
Enjoy a weekend of festive cheer! Discover unique gifts in our Christmas markets, have fun going on our seasonal trail and get crafty in Christmas art workshops.
Tempt Your Taste Buds with a Tea Trail Around London
Explore tea in London through three unique trails with Tea Trail London, a new web app from the Horniman.
· Tea Through Time
· World Tea Tastes
· Taking Afternoon Tea
from 26th September
until 6th March
Enjoy a beautiful display of stereoscopic images using natural history specimens from our collection and others.
Temporary Exhibition Gallery
From 28th November until 24th January
Enjoy a free exhibition of Mark Fairnington's beautiful paintings alongside their inspiration, our Natural History Collection's taxidermy treasures.
Discover a beautiful underwater world with our innovative coral sexual reproductive research project, run by the Horniman Aquarium along with international partners.
Find out more
Support us through a membership and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and discovery. See our Exclusive Members' Events
Every Saturday morning
Locally sourced weekly farmers' market selling a variety of produce, hot food and more in our Gardens.
Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 DecemberEnjoy our Arts and Crafts market as well as a festive trail, Santa postbox and more.
30 November 2015
27 November 2015
20 November 2015
18 November 2015
11 November 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
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.
12 November 2015
7 September 2015
23 July 2015
9 June 2015
19 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