Ticket Information

The Horniman Museum and Gardens are free to enter. There is a charge to visit the Aquarium, the Butterfly House, and the exhibitions: Cats & Dogs and Elmer and Friends.

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Horniman. Please wear a mask or face covering unless you have a good reason not to.

You do not need a ticket to enter the Museum. To visit the Cats and Dogs exhibition, Aquarium and Butterfly House please book tickets in advance to guarantee entry.

Book tickets for the Aquarium, Butterfly House or the exhibitions: Cats & Dogs and Elmer and Friends

Find more details about the Aquarium, Butterfly House, and Cat & Dogs below, and book your tickets.

Elmer and Friends opens from Friday 21 October 2022.

Support the Horniman by becoming a Member or a Benefactor, and enjoy a year of benefits including free entry to the Aquarium, Butterfly House and our family-friendly temporary exhibitions, Cats & Dogs, and Elmer and Friends. Join Horniman Members or become a Benefactor.

  • For Member or Benefactor tickets, you must log in to your account to access free tickets
  • Family group discounts will be automatically applied to your basket.
  • For schools bookings, please get in touch with the schools team: schools@horniman.ac.uk