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Join us for a day of activities and storytelling inspired by our new exhibition Brick Wonders.

Do you have to travel to faraway lands to see something wonderful? Join for some fun family activities exploring some of the wonders of our collections.

Continue your exploration of wonders with a visit to our family exhibition Brick Wonders.

Tower of Wonders

  • Times: 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
  • Location: Education Centre

Join artist Charlotte Cranidge this February half term explore the wonders of the Horniman's collection. Dive deep into the Aquarium, marvel at artefacts from all corners of the world and gaze in awe of the natural world and all its creatures.

Capture the wonders of all these beautiful objects in your very own creative box, which we'll stack up high to make the eighth wonder of the world! #TowerofWonders 

Drop-in activity. Open to everyone.

The Wonderful Horniman Trail

  • Times: 10.30am-12pm and 1.30pm-3pm
  • Locations: The Studio, Music Gallery, World Gallery and in Horniman’s Vision on the World Gallery Balcony.

We challenge you to explore the Horniman galleries to discover different kinds of wonders.

Search for our ‘wonderful trail’ checkpoints in the different galleries and you’ll be asked to complete a task or challenge to collect a stamp.

You can collect a trail from any checkpoint – The Studio, Music Gallery, World Gallery and in Horniman’s Vision on the World Gallery Balcony.

Wonderful Stories 

  • Times: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm
  • Location: Hands on Base

Come and listen to stories inspired by the wonders of our collections and the wonderful world around us, with storyteller Paul Rubenstein.

Each session lasts around 45 minutes.

Recommended for ages 3+ but open to all.

Wonderful Animations

  • Times: 10am-4pm
  • Location: Music Gallery Performance Space

Drop in to watch some short animations inspired by our new exhibition Brick Wonders. The animations have been created by second year students on the London College of Communication’s BA Animation course.   

Suitable for all ages