Horniman Museum and Gardens Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens. Image courtesy of Horniman Museum.
Discover an eclectic collection of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments at the Horniman Museum and Gardens.


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.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket Free
Family Ticket Free
Concession Ticket Free
Adult Ticket Free

Entrance to the Museum and Gardens is FREE. A charge is made for some major temporary exhibitions and the aquarium.

Opening Times

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

Venue Details & Map

Horniman Museum and Gardens

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

Facilities & Accessibility


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Payment Facilities
Free entry

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