Step in and explore the world from global cultures to natural wonders

The Museum and Gardens are free to visit
There is a charge to visit the Aquarium, Butterfly House, and some of our events and exhibitions.

The Natural History Gallery is closed until 2026 for refurbishment.
125 Anniversary Appeal
Become part of our exciting Nature + Love plans: donate to the 125 Anniversary Appeal and help connect the next generation with the natural world.
Opening Hours
Museum: 10am - 5.30pm.
Butterfly House: 10.30am - 4pm.

Gardens: 7.15am (8am on Sunday and Bank Holidays) - 8.30pm. Open daily.
Horniman Museum and Gardens
100 London Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3PQ
How to find us
Forest Hill is on the London Overground, is 15 minutes from London Bridge by train, and is served by lots of buses.
Cafe and Kiosks
Our Cafe and kiosks serve specialty coffee daily, alongside freshly baked pastries and cakes, seasonal hot food and delicious take-away options.

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