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Horniman Museum and Gardens
100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

Museum Opening Hours

  • Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm, except 24 - 26 December, when we are closed.
  • Entrance to the Museum and Gardens is free. A charge is made for the Aquarium.

Gardens Opening Hours

  • Monday - Saturday: 7.15am - sunset
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: 8am - sunset, except 25 December, when we are closed
  • A full list of closing times for the year is below
  • The Animal Walk is open daily from 12.30 to 4pm
  • The Nature Trail is open from 9am to 4pm, but may be closed at short notice during bad weather. Please check with the Ticket Desk at the start of your visit or call 020 8699 1872.

Gardens Closing Times

FromToClosing Time
1 January 2014 2 February 2014 4.20pm
3 February 16 February 5.20pm
17 February 16 March 5.50pm
17 March 30 March 6.20pm
Summer Time starts
31 March 6 April 7.20pm
7 April 20 April 7.50pm
21 April 4 May 8.20pm
5 May 4 August 8.50pm
5 August 17 August 8.20pm
18 August 31 August 7.50pm
1 September 14 September 7.20pm
15 September 28 September 6.50pm
29 September 12 October 6.20pm
13 October 25 October 5.50pm
Summer Time ends
26 October 2 November 4.50pm
3 November 2014 25 January 2015 4.20pm