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Horniman Museum and Gardens

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Open to the public

Museum or gallery in Lewisham

455 artworks

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The Horniman Museum and Gardens opened in 1901 and was a gift to the people in perpetuity from tea trader and philanthropist Frederick John Horniman, to ‘bring the world to Forest Hill’.

Today, the Horniman has a collection of 350,000 objects, specimens and artefacts from around the world.

Its galleries include natural history, anthropology, music and an acclaimed aquarium. Indoor exhibits link to the award-winning display gardens – from food and dye gardens to an interactive sound garden – set among 16 acres of beautiful, green space offering spectacular views across London.

100 London Road, Forest Hill, Greater London SE23 3PQ England

020 8699 1872

Before making a visit, check opening hours with the venue