[Skip to content] [Skip to main navigation] [Skip to user navigation] [Skip to global search] [Accessibility information] [Contact us]

Explore our Aquarium

Our fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments from around the globe, ranging from the British coastline to Fijian coral reefs.

Watch tropical butterflies fly around a living rainforest display with South American fish swimming around in the flooded waters below. Nearby see the poison dart frogs and tropical tree frogs.

Get close to a live coral display and see reef fish move between and interact with this complex and vibrant habitat. Observe the symbiotic relationship between a clown fish and its host anemone.

Wonder at the bizarre structure and movement of pelagic jellyfish, moving around their purpose built aquarium

During your visit, you'll not only get to see amazing animals up close but also learn about their interesting lives and the places where they live in the wild.

A huge variety of aquatic life can be seen, displaying the massive variation in the body shapes, colours and behaviors of animals in different habitats.

Book your ticket to the Aquarium.

Temporary closure

Our British Coastal display tanks are closed for essential maintenance and the animals that live there are being cared for elsewhere until their home is ready again.

We are working to reopen the displays as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience.

Tickets for the Aquarium

The Aquarium is open daily and Horniman Members go free

Book your ticket to the Aquarium.

Pricing

Ticket Type

Price

Family (2 adults, 2 children)

£9.00

Family ticket with Gift Aid

£9.90

Adult 

£4.00

Adult with Gift Aid

£4.40

Child 

£2.00

Child with Gift Aid

£2.20

Children under three may visit free of charge and carers accompanying visitors with access requirements get free admission. A family ticket is for two adults and two children aged 3-16 years.

National Art Pass holders get free entry to the Aquarium.

Join Horniman Members for free, unlimited entry

Join Horniman Members