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  • Library Open Day

    Browse our library collections, chat to the librarian and see some of the library treasures.

    Free, drop in

    The first Sunday of the month.

    • 10.30am - 5.30pm
  • Welcome to the Horniman Tours

    Join one of our Visitor Hosts for a short introduction to the Horniman.


    Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 11.30am

    • 11.30am - 11.45am
    • 4pm - 4.15pm


  • Free

    • 25 January 2019
    • 23 June 2019
    • Balcony Gallery

    Sea Nomads

    Photographer James Morgan highlights the lives of the Bajau Laut, some of the last true marine nomads.

  • Free

    • 20 October 2018
    • 02 June 2019
    • The Studio

    The Lore of the Land

    Experience an immersive exhibition that considers our relationship with the natural world.

  • Free

    • 29 September 2018
    • 31 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 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
    • 09 May 2019
    • Natural History Gallery

    Bengal Tiger

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