Horniman Museum †

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100 London Road, SE23 3PQ
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OPENING TIMES
Museum: 10.30am-5.30pm Daily, Closed 24-26 Dec | Gardens: Mon to Sat 7.30am-sunset, Sun 8am-sunset, Closed 25 Dec
PRICES
FREE (Adult) | Charges apply to major temporary exhibitions.

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Horniman MuseumVictorian 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. Over the past 100 years, the collection has grown so much that Horniman's original collection comprises only 10 per cent of the current museum. The Horniman also houses an aquarium, and regularly hosts music concerts and special exhibits. Some of the museum's best known objects include a gigantic stuffed walrus, a model dodo and fossils. Also worth a look are the Horniman Gardens, which are set on 16 acres and have a mix of formal and natural landscaping.

Horniman Museum events

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 pl2018-06-18T00:00:00+01002018-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100† London Road† † † SE23 3PQ
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Ongoing

event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries
PRICING£7.70 (Adults), £4.40 (Children), £18.70 (Family), Free (Children under 3)
DATES10th February to 28th October 2018
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
Horniman Museum & Garden's New World Gallery OpensHorniman Museum & Garden's New World Gallery Opens2018-06-28T10:00:00+01002018-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100† London Road† † † SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Horniman Museum & Garden's New World Gallery Opens
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 came2018-06-29T00:00:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100† London Road† † † SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon

event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries†|†PRICINGFree
DATES29th June to 30th September 2018
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
The Luna Cinema at the HornimanThe Luna Cinema at the HornimanThe Luna Cinema presents two midweek nights of open air cinema in the Horniman's beautiful gardens in the first week of July. Cult classic Labyrinth stars the late, great David Bowie and a whole host of fantastical creatures. It's followed by The Shape of Water, this year's stunning Best Picture Oscar Winner. The Luna Cinema screenings take place a2018-07-03T00:00:00+01002018-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100† London Road† † † SE23 3PQ
Category: event
On Soon

event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICINGAdult £15, Child £10
DATESTuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July 2018
The Luna Cinema presents two midweek nights of open air cinema in the Horniman's beautiful gardens in the first week of July. Cult classic Labyrinth stars the late, great David Bowie and a whole host of fantastical creatures. It's followed by The Shape of Water, this year's stunning Best Picture Oscar Winner. The Luna Cinema screenings take place a...†More about this event

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 3.7 miles from Horniman Museum
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
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Mudchute Park & Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4.1 miles from Horniman Museum
Located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Farm and Park is one of the largest of London's city farms, covering a 32 acre ... More
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Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 4.2 miles from Horniman Museum
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Horniman Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Horniman Museum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | Same location as Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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Nunhead Cemetery
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Linden Grove, SE15 | 33 minutes from Horniman Museum
Nunhead Cemetery is a 52 acre Victorian burial ground situated on a hill four miles south of Central London. A ruined Gothic chapel overlooks a large ... More
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Events near Horniman Museum

Near Horniman Museum
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Coral: Fabric Of The Reef
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 10th February to 9th September 2018 - 10am-5pm
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as Horniman Museum
Dyed and sculpted wool fabric sculptures in inspired by coral reefs by the artist Karen Dodd....More
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Ongoing
Colour: The Rainbow Revealed
London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: 10th February to 28th October 2018
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as 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 ...More
On Soon
Horniman Museum & Garden's New World Gallery Opens
London > Events > Leisure †Dates: Thursday 28th June 2018 - 10am-5.30pm
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as Horniman Museum
...More
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Entertainment near Horniman Museum

Near Horniman Museum
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
Previously a disused car park, ... More
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 25 minutes from Horniman Museum
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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Shopping near Horniman Museum

The best shops and markets near Horniman Museum
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Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 23 minutes from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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Restaurants near Horniman Museum

What are the best dining options near Horniman Museum London?
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Barcelona Tapas Bar y Restaurante
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
481 Lordship Lane, Dulwich, SE22 | 7 minutes from Horniman Museum
Spanish cuisine. ... More
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 16 minutes from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
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Education near Horniman Museum

Near Horniman Museum
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Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3.1 miles from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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Leisure near Horniman Museum

Horniman Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 27 minutes from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum

The best pubs near London Horniman Museum.
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The Wood House
London > Nightlife > Pubs
39 Sydenham Hill, SE26 | 15 minutes from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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Horniman Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.7 miles from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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Meeting venue hire near Horniman Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Horniman Museum.
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3.1 miles from Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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 Horniman Museum
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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