South London’s Horniman Museum has been awarded £5.7 million towards the cost of a significant redevelopment they are planning. The National Lottery Heritage Fund has provided the funding.
About Horniman MuseumAn eclectic museum with a range of displays from musical instruments to stuffed animals and an aquarium.
Very popular locally, and the gardens offer wide views across London.
The museum mascot is the famously badly stuffed walrus.
100 London Road,
The museum and gardens are free to visit.
There is a charge for the Aquarium, Butterfly House and some exhibitions.
Prices last checked July 2023.Link to Horniman Museum's website
The Gardens are open daily, from 7.15am (or 8am Sunday and Bank Holidays) until 8.30pm.
The Cafe is open from 9am to 5.30pm daily. The Bandstand Kiosk is open daily, 9am to 4pm.
The main Museum is open daily, from 10am to 5.30pm
The Butterfly House is open from 10.30am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Opening hours last checked July 2023.
AccessibilityAccessibility information is available here.
Exhibitions open at the moment
The exhibition explores tea’s complex history and myriad of meanings – from its popularisation and globalisation connected to stories of imperialism and colonial violence.
10am to 5:30pm
Ends on Sun 7th July 2024
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Horniman Museum
The nearest station is Forest Hill Rail Station which is 0.4 miles away.