With our new World Gallery opening, there's plenty happening at the Horniman this June.
On 29 June, our brand new World Gallery opens to the public. Over 3,000 objects from around the world give you a glimpse into other ways of life and a greater understanding of other peoples, places, and cultures.
On display in our World Gallery balcony will be a new exhibition Yamal: The Stream of Life. This beautiful display by the photographer Bryan Alexander reveals aspects of life in the Yamal region of Northwest Siberia.
To celebrate the opening of our World Gallery, James Hitchmough has designed a Grasslands Garden at the Horniman which will also open on 29 June.
The 27th annual Friends’ Art Exhibition will be showcasing paintings, prints, textile art and sculptures from South London’s artistic community on 2 and 3 June.
Our award-winning, new exhibition Colour: The Rainbow Revealed is open and a great way to keep the little ones entertained during the holidays. Be sure to join us to be dazzled by how colours are made and perceived.
Discover how artist Karen Dodd uses woolen fabric to create sculptures designed to draw attention to coral and coral reefs around the world with Coral: Fabric of the Reef.
Drop into the Natural History Gallery to see a new taxidermy loan from the Natural History Museum, a stunning Bengal tiger.
On Tuesday 26 June join us for Hear it Live! and hear the work of Ensemble Hesperi a young, innovative, Early Music duo based in London.
Every Saturday pop down to the Horniman Farmer’s Market to pick up the freshest, local produce.
Every Thursday you can learn more about our incredible musical collection with Music Matters!
On Sunday 3 June, our library will be open to the public to explore some of our rare books and talk to our knowledgeable librarians.
Be whisked away to far off places with A World of Stories every Sunday.
Art Makers will give you the chance to create some amazing art every Saturday.
The Hands on Base will be open every weekend for you to explore our Handling collection.
Join us for Busy Bees - lively sessions for under 5s, including storytelling, art and craft and outdoor play, taking place every Tuesday and Wednesday during term time.
The Horniman is open from 10am every morning and closes 5.30pm.
The Gardens open at 7.15am from Monday to Saturday, and from 8am on Sundays. The Gardens will close at 8.50pm.
Our African Worlds and Centenary Galleries are closed as we undergo major new development as part of our Anthropology redisplay, but the new World Gallery will be opening this month (see more details further up the page) and The Studio will open later in 2018. Find out how these changes might affect your visit.