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World GalleryThe culmination of a five-year, 4.7 million project, the free World Gallery opens at the Horniman Museum in June 2018, showing over 3,000 objects from around the world that celebrate creativity and explore what it means to be human. Presented as a series of encounters with cultures from across the continents, the displays include a beautiful camel saddle from North Africa, Chinese paper offerings, the prow of a Libyan refugee boat, a Native American tomahawk and a sword made of sharks' teeth. New acquisitions and commissions as well as different ways of categorising objects coincide with the transformation of the gallery space, reconfigured to let daylight in and with kites and banners hanging overhead.

About Horniman Museum

Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of the Horniman Museum, which is now housed in a Charles Harrison Townsend-designed building. Horniman's original collection included natural history specimens, cultural artefacts and musical instruments. More about Horniman Museum

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World Gallery Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

World Gallery - Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

World Gallery Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates


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London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 29th June to 30th September 2018
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
The culmination of a five-year, £4.7 million project, the free World Gallery opens at the Horniman Museum in June 2018, showing over 3,000 objects from around ...More
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Colour: The Rainbow Revealed
London > Events > Kids Events Dates: 10th February to 28th October 2018
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
Red and yellow and all the colours of the rainbow are explored in an award-winning, family friendly exhibition at the Horniman Museum. Be amazed by how ...More
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EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited Works
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 29th September 2018 to 17th March 2019 - 10am-5.30pm
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from World Gallery
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
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Peckham Levels
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Levels 1 to 6 Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from World Gallery
Previously a disused car park, ... More
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 25 minutes from World Gallery
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near World Gallery
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Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
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Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ... More
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
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The best shops and markets near World Gallery
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Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts ... More
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 24 minutes from World Gallery
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 24 minutes from World Gallery
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
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What are the best dining options near World Gallery London?
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Barcelona Tapas Bar y Restaurante
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
481 Lordship Lane, Dulwich, SE22 | 7 minutes from World Gallery
Spanish cuisine. ... More
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 16 minutes from World Gallery
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
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Babur Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
119 Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, SE23 | 18 minutes from World Gallery
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
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Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3.1 miles from World Gallery
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3.3 miles from World Gallery
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3.6 miles from World Gallery
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 27 minutes from World Gallery
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
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Crystal Palace Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 28 minutes from World Gallery
Although Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ... More
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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 29 minutes from World Gallery
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
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Pubs near World Gallery

The best pubs near London World Gallery.
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The Wood House
London > Nightlife > Pubs
39 Sydenham Hill, SE26 | 15 minutes from World Gallery
Located in Dulwich, just next to Sydenham Woods, The Wood House emerged from a major revamp in 2015 with a conservatory-style ... More
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 16 minutes from World Gallery
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
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The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.7 miles from World Gallery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
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Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 2.7 miles from World Gallery
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 2.7 miles from World Gallery
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near World Gallery.
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3.1 miles from World Gallery
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 3.6 miles from World Gallery
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More

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World GalleryWorld GalleryWorld GalleryThe culmination of a five-year, £4.7 million project, the free World Gallery opens at the Horniman Museum in June 2018, showing over 3,000 objects from around the world that celebrate creativity and explore what it means to be human. Presented as a series of encounters with cultures from across the continents, the displays include a beautiful came2018-09-19T00:00:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
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Free EventOngoing

event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries|PRICING Free
DATES 29th June to 30th September 2018
VENUE Horniman Museum
The culmination of a five-year, £4.7 million project, the free World Gallery opens at the Horniman Museum in June 2018, showing over 3,000 objects from around the world that celebrate creativity and explore what it means to be human. Presented as a series of encounters with cultures from across the continents, the displays include a beautiful came...More about this event
Colour: The Rainbow RevealedColour: The Rainbow RevealedColour: The Rainbow RevealedRed and yellow and all the colours of the rainbow are explored in an award-winning, family friendly exhibition at the Horniman Museum. Be amazed by how colours are made and perceived in Colour: The Rainbow Revealed which reveals how animals use colour to attract and hide. See how different colours mean many different things for people across the pl2018-09-19T00:00:00+01002018-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
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event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries
PRICING 7.70 (Adults), 4.40 (Children), 18.70 (Family), Free (Children under 3)
DATES 10th February to 28th October 2018
VENUE Horniman Museum
Red and yellow and all the colours of the rainbow are explored in an award-winning, family friendly exhibition at the Horniman Museum. Be amazed by how colours are made and perceived in Colour: The Rainbow Revealed which reveals how animals use colour to attract and hide. See how different colours mean many different things for people across the pl...More about this event
EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited WorksEVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited WorksExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2018-09-29T10:00:00+01002019-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
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Free EventOn Soon
EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited Works
Being LateBeing Late2018-10-18T18:30:00+01002018-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
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The Lore of the LandThe Lore of the LandExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2018-10-20T10:00:00+01002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
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Free Event
The Lore of the Land

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