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Colour: The Rainbow Revealed at Horniman Museum and Gardens

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Discover everything you need to know about colour and how it’s used in the natural and human world. Read More


Explore how colour is used in the world around us at the Horniman Museum and Gardens' family-friendly exhibition Colour: The Rainbow Revealed.

Learn how animals use colour as a warning to predators or to attract mates, examine how colours are made in the natural world, and look into how colours are perceived by humans across the globe.

As well as a range of displays, this exhibition includes interactive games, such as an Art Machine to create your own multi-hued artwork, a multi-coloured Mood Room, and a Colour Café, where you can discover why some colours are appetising, and some are not.

Venue Details & Map

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Horniman Museum & Gardens
100 London Road
SE23 3PQ
+44 (0)20 8699 1872
Public transport:
Rail: Forest HillBus: 63,122,176,185,312,P4,P13

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