Horniman Museum and Gardens

A large tree in a park
Award-winning display gardens – from medicinal and dye gardens to an interactive sound garden, grasslands garden, Butterfly House and an animal walk – set among 16 acres of beautiful, green space offering spectacular views across London.

Garden audio tours

Listen in on the secrets of selected gardens from their head gardeners. Our audio tours take you through seasonal planting, histories and stories.
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Find Us

100 London Road Forest Hill London Greater London GB SE23 3PQ

Areas of Horniman Museum and Gardens

    Opening times

    Gardens - 7.15am (8am Sundays and Bank Holidays) to dusk. Check website for seasonal closing times. Closed 25 December. Museum 10am to 5.30pm, closed 24 - 26 December

    Lots to see

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