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    • 15 February 2014
    • 02 November 2014
    • Temporary Exhibition Space
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    Our new family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.

    Get up close to some extreme animals, try to keep up with the drinking speed of a camel, or see how much fat you have compared to a seal.

    • 07 July 2014
    • 28 September 2014
    • Centenary Gallery

    OBJECT in FOCUS: Haida

    Special temporary display on the Balcony Gallery of a model totem pole and panel pipe as part of the Object in Focus series.

    • 26 May 2014
    • 28 September 2014
    • Gardens

    Extremes Garden

    Discover the amazing adaptations plants have made to survive some of the most extreme conditions on earth.

    Themed planting in the Horniman Gardens includes cacti and succulents from exceptionally hot environments, linked to the Horniman’s Extremes exhibition.