Learn new Nature Explorer skills in our Gardens, Aquarium, Nature Trail and Wildlife Garden.
Take a mini-beast hunt, follow a trail, dissect owl pellets, go behind-the-scenes in our Aquarium and plant your own plant to take home.
Get crafty with a variety of activities inspired by our Nature Trail!
See the latest pictures from our visitors to the Horniman Nature Base Gallery. Do you have a picture you would like to upload?
Visit Nature Base
Our Nature Base is an interactive family gallery where you can explore local wildlife. It is home to our honey bee colony, harvest mice and some furry friends that you can touch. Find out about all of the animals on display in our Nature Base in this section of the site.
Help our Wild Friends
We are running a wildlife survey from April 2010-April 2011. Help us collect information about six local species. Scientists need this information to make plans to protect our wildlife.
Fly through the city streets as a pipestrelle bat searching for food. How many insects can you catch? Avoid getting caught and try to get home safely to your roost.