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  • Music Matters!

    Join a group of adult music-lovers who meet every week at the Museum to listen to music and learn about musical traditions inspired by the Horniman collections.

    Free, drop in

    Select Thursdays throughout the year

    • 3pm - 4.30pm
  • Being Late

    Explore our relationship with the natural world at this evening of live music, performances, workshops, talks, tours, installations and the unexpected.

    Tickets needed

    Thursday, 18 October 2018

    • 6.30pm - 10pm
  • Family Art Fun: October Half Term

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this October half-term inspired by the autumn colours in our gardens and by our temporary exhibition Colour: the Rainbow Revealed.

    Free, ticketed

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in October Half Term

    • 11am - 2.45pm


  • Free

    • 29 September 2018
    • 17 March 2019
    • Natural History Gallery

    EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited Works

    Beautifully crafted life-size crochet animal sculptures, inspired and informed by natural history.

  • Free

    • 29 June 2018
    • 06 January 2019
    • Balcony Gallery

    Yamal: The Stream of Life

    This beautiful display by Bryan Alexander reveals aspects of life in the Yamal region of Northwest Siberia.

  • Free

    • 29 September 2018
    • 17 March 2019
    • Natural History Gallery

    Horniman Noses

    Joshua Sofaer researched the Horniman’s collections as inspiration to create a series of false noses, three of which will be on display in the Natural History Gallery.

  • Free

    • 29 June 2018
    • 30 June 2020
    • World Gallery

    Always Part of the Story

    We are the Horniman's Access Advisory Group. These objects represent us and our work.

  • Free, drop in

    • 17 May 2017
    • 17 May 2019
    • Natural History Gallery

    Bengal Tiger

    A stunning taxidermy Bengal Tiger is on display in the Natural History Gallery.