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Monday 26 October - Sunday 1 November
Discover fun family activities including Extraordinary Owls, Javanese Theatre and the Horniman Halloween Fair
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Our family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.
Tickets on sale now.
Visitors to the Horniman can now go on a new adventure with Time Tremors, an interactive app to help you discover new treasures from our collections.
Time Tremors: Horniman is available to download on the App Store and Google Play.
We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill.
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Thursday 5 JuneTake a peek behind the scenes and take a look at how we care for our objects.
Friday 6 JuneJoin British collective Metamono for an evening of specially composed music for silent film.
Sunday 8 JuneA day of family events and quirky performances inspired by the Horniman Gardens. Part of the Chelsea Fringe.
13 December 2016
16 April 2015
4 June 2014
3 June 2014
29 May 2014
Take a magical journey through rivers, seas and oceans in the Horniman’s highly acclaimed Aquarium.
Our fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments from around the globe, ranging from the British coastline to Fijian coral reefs.
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Browse and search our collections online, with details of more than 6,500 objects covering Natural History, Anthropology and Musical Instruments, as well as species from our Gardens and Aquarium. Explore the highlights and see how our visitors have tagged our objects.
The Horniman’s Summer Season takes an Edwardian theme this year with an Edwardian Extravaganza of music, film, dance and activities for all the family, inspired by this age of optimism.
2 June 2014
31 May 2014
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity - we rely on your support to continue our work and special projects.Support us through a membership and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment. Join today from just £20
We're currently working on two major collections reviews. Collections People Stories project is looking at the Anthropology Collections, while our Natural History specimens are being reviewed with Bioblitz.
Find out more about these projects
34 South Londoners took part in a project called Community Fieldworkers. Here we display the artworks and research they created as part of the project.
Paolo Viscardi reveals the secrets of our mysterious merman, as well as the history of these unusual creatures.
See some of the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our musical instruments look their best.
100 London RoadForest HillLondon SE23 3PQ020 8699 1872