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10 February - 28 October
Explore the endless ways in which colour shapes our world in a family-friendly and interactive exhibition.
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The Horniman has been hailed as one of the top 10 coolest museums in the world by the New York Times.
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Open nowGet up close with hundreds of beautiful butterflies in our tropical Butterfly House.
Enjoy inspiration and discovery for you, a friend or your whole family.
Locally sourced farmers' market.
Select Tuesdays and WednesdaysLively sessions for under 5's.
First Sunday of the month Visit the Horniman Library.
21 May 2018
18 May 2018
15 May 2018
10 May 2018
Get closer to the Horniman and support our work.
Learn about this Sierra Leonean Krio collector
See an online slideshow of pioneering cyantoypes of British algae by Anna Atkins
Revealing the secrets inside the Horniman Merman and the history of 'mermaids' in museum collections.
1 May 2018
4 April 2018
Explore the worlds of rivers, seas and oceans from around the globe in the Horniman’s Aquarium.
Buy your tickets online
Did you know that 60% of the world's coral reefs may die within the next 20 years? Help us turn the tide. Donate to Project Coral
Browse and search our online collectionsExplore the highlights and see how our visitors have tagged our objects
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a charity. Find out the different ways you can support us.
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