Ticket Information

The Horniman Museum and Gardens are free to enter. There is a charge to visit the Aquarium, the Butterfly House, and ELMER and Friend exhibition.

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Horniman. Please wear a mask or face covering unless you have a good reason not to.

You do not need a ticket to enter the Museum. To visit the Cats & Dogs exhibition. Elmer exhibition, Aquarium and Butterfly House please book tickets in advance to guarantee entry.

Book tickets for the Aquarium, Butterfly House or ELMER and Friends exhibition

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Support the Horniman by becoming a Member or a Benefactor, and enjoy a year of benefits including free entry to the Aquarium, Butterfly House and our family-friendly temporary exhibitions, Cats & Dogs, and Elmer and Friends. Join Horniman Members or become a Benefactor.

  • For Member or Benefactor tickets, your tickets will discount to become free once you log in as part of the checkout process.
  • Family group discounts will be automatically applied to your basket.
  • For schools bookings, please get in touch with the schools team: schools@horniman.ac.uk