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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 6 November6.30 - 9.30pm
An adults-only evening of entertainment celebrating festival of lights traditions around the world.
Tickets £5, over 18s only
Opening 4 October 2014
Anthropology and photography exhibitions exploring Romanian folk art and the lives of contemporary Romanians in London.
Become a member of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment.
Members enjoy free entry to all exhibitions and the Aquarium, as well as a 10% discount in the shop and other exclusive offers and events.
Until 2 November 2014
Our family friendly exhibition offers budding explorers the chance to find out how animals and plants survive in extreme environments.
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
Thursday 6 NovemberA night of music, dance, film, art and more celebrating festival of lights traditions around the world.
Thursday 13 November
Take a tour after hours around the UK's largest gallery of musical instruments.
Saturday 22 NovemberThe Horniman Youth Panel host a free evening event for 14-25 year olds.
24 October 2014
22 October 2014
17 October 2014
16 October 2014
10 October 2014
8 October 2014
We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill.
Explore the Museum and Gardens
Browse and search our collections online, with 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.
21 October 2014
1 October 2014
26 September 2014
17 September 2014
Take a magical journey through rivers, seas and oceans in the Horniman’s highly acclaimed Aquarium.
Fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments from around the globe, from the British coastline to Fijian coral reefs.
Buy your tickets online
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
Follow this trail to discover 12 unique and varied sundials at the Horniman, 11 of which can be seen in the Gardens.
Take a look at some amazing clothing and accessories from around the world in our slideshow story to celebrate Forest Hill Fashion Week 2014.
Deputy Keeper of Anthropology Fiona Kerlogue looks forward to a new exhibition.
100 London RoadForest HillLondon SE23 3PQ020 8699 1872