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Become a member of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment at our wonderful family-friendly Museum and Gardens.

By joining as a member, you will not only receive some fantastic benefits and will also be directly supporting the care of our collections and Gardens. 

Temporary closure

The Butterfly House will be closed on 25, 26 and 27 February due to staff shortages. We apologise for any inconvenience.

The buggy park by the Butterfly House is currently unavailable. We hope this will be ready by 2 March. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Join today from just £36 and receive:

  • Free entry to Aquarium

    Enjoy free, unlimited entry to our much-loved Aquarium, an underwater oasis.

  • Free entry to Butterfly House

    Enjoy free tickets to Butterfly House in our indoor tropical garden.

  • Free entry to Exhibitions

    Explore the world with free, unlimited entry to our exhibitions.

  • 10% discount at the shop

    Bring some of the Horniman’s magic home with you with a 10% discount in our shop.

  • Enjoy exclusive members' offers and events

    Throughout the year you can enjoy a wide range of Members’ events linked to our collections and exhibitions, as well as special offers and competitions.

  • Free monthly e-newsletter

    Learn more about what's happening at the Horniman and hear about exclusive members' events, including exclusive family workshops, exhibition private views and special talks with curators.

How to join

Download the form on the right, and either post to us using the address below or bring it to the Ticket Desk.

  • Save £5 if you pay annually by Direct Debit

    Download the form on the right, and either post to us or bring it to the Ticket Desk.

  • Remember all children under 3 go free.

Gift Membership

A Horniman Membership is the perfect gift at any time of year.

By giving a Membership, you will be treating someone special to a whole year of exhibitions, events and special offers as well as supporting the Museum and Gardens for many years to come.

To buy a gift membership by card please call the Membership Office on 020 8291 8169, email members@horniman.ac.uk or purchase by cash or card at the Information Desk next time you visit us.

Contact the Members' Office 

For more information about Horniman Members, contact us by emailing members@horniman.ac.uk or calling 020 8291 8169. 

The Membership Office is open Monday – Friday 10am to 5pm.

Please send completed Direct Debit forms to:

Horniman Members
Horniman Museum and Gardens
100 London Road
Forest Hill
London SE23 3PQ