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 cafe.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, you can expect to find special safety measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.
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
Horniman Museum & Gardens
100 London RoadLondonSE23 3PQ
- +44 (0)20 8699 1872
- Public transport:
- Rail: Forest HillBus: 63,122,176,185,312,P4,P13
Facilities & Accessibility
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- Payment Facilities
- Free entry