Horniman Museum

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A free museum in Forest Hill containing all manner of artifacts related to natural history and the various cultures of the world.

Insider Tip

Whilst the museum is free to enter, there are surcharges for the butterfly house, aquarium, and most temporary events or exhibitions.

Atlas Obscura
A Victorian natural history and ethnographic museum with wonderful turn-of-the-century, science-book-esque evolution displays.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
Condé Nast Traveler
Horniman looks a bit like a very ornate train station and is surrounded by 16 acres of garden View full review from Condé Nast Traveler
Lonely Planet
Today it encompasses everything from a dusty stuffed walrus and voodoo altars from Haiti and Benin to a mock-up of a Fijian reef and a collection of concertinas. It’s wonderful. View full review from Lonely Planet
Address: 100 London Rd, London SE23 3PQ, UK
Phone: +44 20 8699 1872
Hours: Open (Closes at 5:30pm)