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Events

  • 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
  • Members' Preview: The Butterfly House

    SOLD OUT Get up close with hundreds of beautiful butterflies in our tropical indoor garden, ahead of The Butterfly House opening to the public.

    Fully booked

    Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August

    • 10am - 4.30pm
  • 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

    • 20 May 2017
    • 26 November 2017
    • Natural History Gallery

    Pani

    This exhibition has now ended.

    Explore the complex relationships between people and water in South Asia in this thought-provoking display.

  • Free, drop in

    • 20 May 2017
    • 07 January 2018
    • Gallery Square

    India Unplugged

    This photography exhibition showcasing the diversity of traditional music in India.

  • 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.

  • Free, drop in

    • 17 May 2017
    • 17 May 2019
    • Natural History Gallery

    Bengal Tiger

    A stunning taxidermy Bengal Tiger is on display in the Natural History Gallery.