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Daily 10.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 6 August
Enjoy atmospheric live music, see beautiful contemporary dance performances in the gardens, watch films and documentaries by young African filmmakers.
There will also be story telling in the galleries, dazzling street performances, tours and more, all celebrating the varied cultures of Africa and African Diaspora.
From Sunday 5 July to Sunday 30 August
Experience African Summer with live music, photography, carnival parades and Afro-jazz picnics, as well as African inspired family favourites such as arts and crafts, object-handling and storytelling.
from 14 February
until 1 November
Explore the wonderful world of plants on a massive scale.
This interactive exhibition brings visitors up close to all kinds of fantastic plant life.
Members go free
Until 6 September 2015
Anthropology and photography exhibitions exploring Romanian folk art and the lives of contemporary Romanians in London.
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity and relies on your support to continue our work.Support us through a membership and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment. Join today from just £24
Thursday 6 August
Enjoy a vibrant evening of dance, music performances, and more celebrating the varied cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.
Each Wednesday in the summer holidays, we have a day of activities for families with dance, films, craft and more.
Every Saturday morning
Locally sourced weekly farmers' market selling a variety of produce, hot food and more in our Gardens.
31 July 2015
20 July 2015
17 July 2015
13 July 2015
7 July 2015
3 July 2015
The Horniman is an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill.
As well as museum galleries, we have 16 acres of Gardens and an acclaimed Aquarium to explore.
See what there is to discover
Discover a selection of objects from across Africa by following our trail.
Revealing the secrets inside the Horniman Merman and the surprising history behind the mysterious 'mermaids' in museum collections.
Discover a selection of our very own World Cups.
23 July 2015
9 June 2015
19 May 2015
15 May 2015
1 May 2015
Take a magical journey through rivers, seas and oceans in the Horniman’s highly acclaimed Aquarium.
Fifteen exhibits showcase aquatic environments around the globe, from the British coast 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
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
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity. Find our how you can support us in a number of ways.
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