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Horniman Museum And Gardens

 

Horniman Museum And Gardens

London Road, London, SE23 3PQ

Transport: Rail: Forest Hill

Website: www.horniman.ac.uk

Times: Mon-Sun 10am-5.30pm (aquarium open 10.30am-5.30pm), closed Dec 24-26, Mar 26-Apr 30

Price: free, additional charges for the aquarium, butterfly house and some temporary exhibitions

Start Date: Tue 1st January 2019

End Date: Thu 31st December 2020


An anthropological museum founded by the tea merchant Frederick John Horniman.

An anthropological museum founded by the tea merchant Frederick John Horniman set within 16-acres of gardens.

Founded by the tea merchant Frederick John Horniman, the fascinating anthropological museum is set within 16-acres of gardens and is a popular destination for families. The vast collection includes African wooden masks, head-dresses, Egyptian mummies, Polish stick puppets, Japanese shadow puppets and Punch and Judy. For an additional charge, the aquarium takes you through 15 different eco-systems.