We regularly run large and small scale projects at the Horniman, which undergo procurement to tender fairly.

Find details of any open opportunities here, as well as our standard Terms and Conditions for procurement.


Nature + Love: Augmented Reality Trail Brief

We are tendering for a supplier or suppliers who can help create a fun and playful Augmented Reality experience for mobile devices, connecting our Museum and Gardens, encouraging exploration of the natural world through our collections and venue.

The aim is to encourage an appreciation and exploration of nature, through our current and future values – to be fun, open, and welcoming.

The project is core to our mission: to connect us to new, wider audiences and returning visitors through an appreciation of global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.

We are looking a supplier (or suppliers) who can:

  1. Create the environment and game elements for the AR experience, including the front end experience, back end CMS and statistics for visitor use and behaviour.
  2. Create AR creatures which sit within the experience, make recommendation on 360 capture and provide training.

(Or both)


  1. Conduct testing and research about the trail, activation and prompts with the audience segments on site, as well as alpha and beta testing.

If you are interested in tendering for this opportunity, please send the information required above to Connie Churcher, Head of Digital and Communications, ( at the Horniman by 9am, 24 June, by email.

This project has been made possible thanks to the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Digital Accelerator for Arts and Culture.

MAGNET 2.0 Environmental Responsibility Brief

We are tendering for an environment responsibility consultant to design and deliver training and support to help us achieve our aims and objects for sustainable exhibition practice and measurement.

The consultant will work across the Museums and Galleries Network for Exhibitions Touring (MAGNET) 2.0 project and its three future exhibitions on the themes of A for Anthropocene, What Does Colour Mean To You? & Gender Stories.

We are asking for proposals and references to be returned by 5pm on Wednesday 10 July.

Please send questions and submissions electronically to Dominic Neergheen (MAGNET Coordinator) –

Shortlisted submissions, will be invited to a clarification meeting, that will take place in the week commencing Monday 15 July.

Procurement standard Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions applicable to all our procurement below.