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  • Library Open Day

    Browse our library collections, chat to the librarian and see some of the library treasures.

    Free, drop in

    The first Sunday of the month.

    • 10.30am - 5.30pm
  • Welcome to the Horniman Tours

    Join one of our Visitor Hosts for a short introduction to the Horniman.


    Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 11.30am

    • 11.30am - 11.45am
    • 4pm - 4.15pm


  • Free

    • 19 October 2019
    • 19 April 2020
    • The Studio

    Stages of Making

    Do you know how the things around you were made? What materials were used and who was involved in making them?

  • Free

    • 06 July 2019
    • 21 June 2020
    • Balcony Gallery

    Turn It Up: On Paradoxes

    Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.

  • Free

    • 18 May 2019
    • 04 May 2020
    • Natural History Gallery and Gallery Square

    As I Live and Breathe

    Internationally-exhibited sculptor and artist Claire Morgan creates a series of works for the Horniman, including a dramatic installation in Gallery Square.

  • Free

    • 18 May 2019
    • 20 May 2021
    • Natural History Gallery

    Green Turtle

    A magnificent taxidermy mount of a male Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, on loan from the Natural History Museum.

  • Free

    • 29 June 2018
    • 30 June 2020
    • World Gallery

    Always Part of the Story

    We are the Horniman's Access Advisory Group. These objects represent us and our work.