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Pond dipping has now finished for Summer 2019. Children must be aged 5 +.
£2.50 per child, accompanying adults free.

About this event

Try your hand at pond dipping in our Nature Trail pond and discover the variety of underwater wildlife living in it. The Horniman Nature trail is the oldest in London and is carefully managed to encourage wildlife, and you will find an environment bursting with life. All equipment is provided and a tutor will guide you through the process and identifying your finds.

All children must be accompanied by an adult and must be aged 5+.  No children under the age of 5 are allowed onto the pond dipping platform.  As children must be closely supervised during this activity there must be a minimun of one adult to every three children.

The Nature Trail is accessed via steep stairs and has uneven ground so is not accessible and is not suitable for prams or pushchairs.

Ticket holders should meet at the Green Post Box, at the bottom of the ramp leading up to the main Museum entrance.

In the event of inclement weather an alternative indoor ‘Make a Butterfly Feeder’ workshop will be offered instead.