Ticket Information

The Horniman Museum and Gardens are free to enter. There is a charge to visit the Aquarium, the Butterfly House, and the Brick Dinos and ELMER and Friends exhibitions.

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Horniman.

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

Book tickets for the Aquarium, Butterfly House, Brick Dinos or ELMER and Friends exhibitions

Please note: Due to a problem at the Ticket Desk, there is only one till working at the moment. We strongly advise visitors to book tickets for Brick Dinos, Aquarium and Butterfly House 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:

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, Brick Dinos 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