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  • Free

    • 9am - 1.30pm

    Horniman Farmers' Market

    A locally sourced and locally sold weekly farmers' market selling a variety of produce, hot food and more in our Gardens.

  • Free, ticketed

    • 11.45am - 12.30pm
    • 1pm - 1.45pm

    Hands On Family Workshops

    Touch real museum objects and discover them with your family in these popular sessions for families of all kinds. The session on 24th October will be delivered in British Sign Language (BSL) with interpretation into English.

  • Buy on day

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm

    Art Makers

    Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations. Please click on the title above to see activities by date. The sessions on 24 October will be interpreted into British Sign Language (BSL)


  • Free

    • 10 July 2015
    • 06 December 2015
    • Natural History Gallery


    A series of individually painted panels by artist Edward Chell inspired by cyanotypes and plants from our museum and gardens

  • Tickets needed

    • 14 February 2015
    • 01 November 2015
    • Temporary Exhibition Space


    Explore the wonderful world of plants on a massive scale.

    This interactive exhibition brings visitors up close to all kinds of fantastic plant life.

  • Free

    • 04 October 2014
    • 01 September 2016
    • Balcony Gallery

    Revisiting Romania: Dress and Identity

    Exploring how Romanian folk art has been used to express social and political ideas within the village and on the national and international stage.

  • Free

    • 30 May 2015
    • 01 November 2015
    • Gardens

    Plantastic Gardens

    Three themed gardens – Anatomy of a Flower, Sunseekers and Planting for Pollinators – will ‘pop up’ at the Horniman Museum and Gardens.

  • Free

    • 23 May 2015
    • 20 September 2015
    • Gallery Square

    South London Landscapes

    Taken by London-based landscape photographer Max A Rush, this collection includes pictures illustrating how the passage of the seasons and the forces of the weather transform the character of the local landscape.

  • Free

    • 18 April 2015
    • 27 September 2015
    • Balcony Gallery

    Images from 42 Women of Sierra Leone

    Selection of images from 42 Women of Sierra Leone, by British photographer Lee Karen Stow, paying tribute to the strength and resilience of the women of Sierra Leone.