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Events

  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Horniman Farmers' Market

    Our weekly Farmers’ Market sells seasonal fruit and veg, artisan bread, organic meat, hot food and more from independent and local producers.

    Free

    Every Saturday morning

    • 9am - 1.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 11.00am - 11.30am
    • 11.45am - 12.15pm
    • 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Art Makers

    Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations.

    Buy on day

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Music Matters! 2017

    Join a group of adult music-lovers who meet every week at the Museum to listen to music and learn about musical traditions inspired by the Horniman collections.

    Free, drop in

    Every Thursday from 20 April 2017 to 6 July 2017
    (Except 1 June 2017)

    • 3pm - 4.30pm
  • Museums at Night Late

    Horniman at Night: Join us at this special evening of performances, music and talks as part of Museums at Night.

    Tickets needed

    Thursday, 18 May 2017

    • 6.30pm - 9.30pm
  • Raise the Roof

    Raise the Roof is the Horniman Museum’s Choir-in-Residence.

    Booking needed

    Every Thursday from 20 April 2017 to 13 July 2017
    (Except 25 May 2017, 1 June 2017, 29 June 2017)

    • 7pm - 9pm
  • Horniman Farmers' Market

    Our weekly Farmers’ Market sells seasonal fruit and veg, artisan bread, organic meat, hot food and more from independent and local producers.

    Free

    Every Saturday morning

    • 9am - 1.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 11.00am - 11.30am
    • 11.45am - 12.15pm
    • 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Art Makers

    Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations.

    Buy on day

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Busy Bees

    Join lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play (Muddy Bees). Change on Tuesdays: The Horniman now opens at 10am. Tickets for the first two sessions will be available from the main entrance at 10am.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Tuesdays and Wednesday throughout the year

    • 10.30am - 11am
    • 11.15am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
  • Music Matters! 2017

    Join a group of adult music-lovers who meet every week at the Museum to listen to music and learn about musical traditions inspired by the Horniman collections.

    Free, drop in

    Every Thursday from 20 April 2017 to 6 July 2017
    (Except 1 June 2017)

    • 3pm - 4.30pm
  • Horniman Farmers' Market

    Our weekly Farmers’ Market sells seasonal fruit and veg, artisan bread, organic meat, hot food and more from independent and local producers.

    Free

    Every Saturday morning

    • 9am - 1.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws.

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 11.00am - 11.30am
    • 11.45am - 12.15pm
    • 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Art Makers

    Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations.

    Buy on day

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm

Exhibitions

  • Free

    • 29 April 2017
    • 14 January 2018
    • Gallery Square

    Tuning 2 You: Lost Musicians of India

    A journey venturing off India’s beaten track in search of musical artists.

  • Tickets needed

    • 11 February 2017
    • 29 October 2017
    • Temporary Exhibition Space

    The Robot Zoo

    Where amazing animals are recreated in robot form to reveal their inner workings.