Ticket Information

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

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Horniman.

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

Book tickets for the Aquarium, Butterfly House and Dinosaur rEvolution

During busy times we strongly advise visitors to book tickets in advance to avoid queuing. You can also book on your mobile on your arrival, and then go straight in.

Find more details and book your tickets for:

Book tickets for events through the What’s On.

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. 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, before payment.
  • Family group discounts will be automatically applied to your basket.
  • To help people who might find cost or other challenges a barrier to visiting the Horniman, our Universal Credit tickets provide entry at a reduced price. A limited number of these tickets are available every day to purchase in person at the Horniman. Visitors can purchase up to four £1 tickets per attraction. These tickets are available to those currently receiving Universal Credit, Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance. You will need to bring proof of eligibility with you, either printed or on an electronic device. This can either be done by logging into your Universal Credit portal or by bringing your proof of benefit letter. To be eligible you must have received a Universal Credit payment within the last month and you may also be asked to show photographic ID.
  • For schools bookings, please get in touch with the schools team: schools@horniman.ac.uk

Ticket prices

You can find ticket prices on each individual event or exhibition page, or see ticket ranges for each paid for activity below.