The Horniman has many policies which cover our procedures and plans. Download the policies below.
These policies cover procedures for all outgoing and incoming loans of objects or specimens for exhibition or study purposes, whatever the duration.
Collections Development Policy
This document sets out the policy guiding the Horniman Museum and Garden's acquisition of objects into, and disposal of objects from, it's permanent collections.
Data Protection and Privacy
These documents set out the Horniman Museum and Garden's data protection policy, data retention guidelines, and privacy notice.
Data Protection Policy
Data Retention Guidelines
Subject Access Request Form
Equality and Diversity Policy
The Horniman welcomes all visitors to the Museum and Gardens and is fully committed, both as an employer and as a service provider, to implementing its obligations to its diverse range of visitors and to all those who work at the Horniman.
Health and Safety Policy
This document sets out the Horniman Museum and Garden's Health and Safety policy.
We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk during their visit, and this document sets out the Horniman Museum and Gardens’ Safeguarding Policy Statement. Any safeguarding concerns should be reported via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Statement of Learning values and principles
The Learning team connects people with the Horniman’s collections, displays and gardens, designing inclusive activities where enjoyment, inspiration, respect and understanding can flourish. Our highly-regarded formal, family, adult, youth and community engagement programmes address a broad range of learners' interests and needs with the aim of enhancing wellbeing, inspiring a lifetime of curiosity, and creating access to culture.
The Horniman's Publication Scheme sets out details of how the Horniman makes information about itself available to the public.
The Museum and Gardens are committed to working towards the goals of sustainable development through a programme of gradual and continuous environmental improvement.