Please see the getting here page of our website to see a map of the area and details of public transport routes to the Horniman.
Car Parking and Arrival
Please note: on Wednesday 12 July there will be no vehicle access from Horniman Drive, due to street works by Lewisham Council. If you are a Blue Badge holder looking to access the site for parking, please call the Horniman (020 8699 1872) who can direct you further regarding access.
There are limited spaces for car and mini-bus parking available on the Horniman site for Blue Badge Holders. To enter the site you need to go to the Horniman Drive entrance. There is a buzzer on the right-hand side, please press it to ask Security to enter.
If the buzzer is too high, please call 020 8699 1872 or email email@example.com in advance.
Here is a downloadable pictorial guide about how to enter the site in a vehicle and where to park. If you are using a transport provider, we recommend printing this off and giving it to the driver.
The Horniman is fully accessible from the main public entrance on London Road.
The path from the main gate to the Museum entrance is approximately 150 meters long and is uphill. There are benches along the route.
The main entrance is to the right.
There are two sets of automatic glass doors at the entrance.
Please do not use the Clocktower entrance. This is for staff and deliveries only, and is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Reception and Ticket Desk
Inside the main entrance there is a staffed Ticket Desk. Staff here are happy to offer assistance.
There is a hearing loop at the Ticket Desk. Wheelchair loans are also available here.
Entrance to the Horniman Museum and Gardens is free.
There is a charge for the Aquarium and some of our events and temporary exhibitions.
Carers accompanying disabled visitors get in free. See the buy tickets page for more information.