The Horniman Museum in Forest Hill is a free museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. The museum hosts a variety of special exhibitions, concerts, festivals, shows, workshops and activities.
The Horniman museum is a South London treasure. You’ll love the gigantic overstuffed walrus, the new aquarium, the beautiful gardens and the café.
Prices and Opening Times
Entrance to the Museum and Gardens is FREE. A charge is made for some major temporary exhibitions and the aquarium.
The Museum is open daily:
10:00 - 17:30, except 24 - 26 December, when it is closed.
The Gardens are open:
Monday - Saturday: 07:15 - sunset; Sundays and Bank Holidays: 8am - sunset, except 25 December, when we are closed
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Venue Details & Map
Horniman Museum and Gardens
100 London RoadLondonSE23 3PQ
- +44 (0)20 8699 1872
- Public transport:
- Rail: Forest HillBus: 63,122,176,185,312,P4,P13
Facilities & Accessibility
For comprehensive independently assessed accessible information for Horniman Museum and Gardens, please see the DisabledGo website
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry