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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
from 8 March 2014
until 7 September 2014
A stunning photographic exhibition portraying the traditional life of indigenous peoples across the remote Russian Arctic.
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.
from 15 February 2014
until 02 November 2014
Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Our new family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.
New permanent display
Now open in the Music Gallery
At Home With Music takes a look at the keyboard instruments we have invited into our homes over the past five centuries.
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.
Painting, Bazarbay SerekeevNukus, Uzbekistan, 1999
To celebrate International Women's Day on Saturday 8 March, we're sharing this painting of two women creating a felt rug.
Rug-making is traditonally a female craft in Uzbekistan, using skills handed down through generations.
Until 1 September 2014Balcony Gallery
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
Saturday 22 MarchJoin ornithologist David Darrell-Lambert on a walk around the Gardens.
Thursday 27 MarchMimi, our Deputy Keeper of Musical Instruments, will take the group on a tour of our new display, At Home With Music.
Sunday 30 MarchA whole day of music and dance performances around the Museum and Gardens.
7 March 2014
6 March 2014
4 March 2014
28 February 2014
26 February 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 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.
15 February 2014
31 January 2014
30 January 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
A stunning new photographic exhibition portraying the traditional life of indigenous peoples across the remote Russian Arctic.
Discover the amazing adaptations plants have made to survive some of the most extreme conditions on earth.
To celebrate International Women's Day 2014 we've been researching the stories of pioneering women associated with the Horniman.
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