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Free Horniman Museum and Gardens

The Horniman (pronounced 'haw-nih-mun' if you were wondering...) Museum specialises in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments and has a collection of 350,000 objects. One of its most famous exhibits is the large collection of stuffed animals. 

Next to the museum, 16 acres of Gardens offer beautiful views across London and are perfect for spotting urban wildlife, architectural treasures, or just a good place to unwind. Entrance to the museum and gardens is free of charge, but for this reason they can get pretty busy at weekends so I will have to limit spaces for this event to 45 (divided between this group and Social Londoners). 

Meeting point will be outside Forest Hill station between 11:45 and 11:55 am. The museum is a 5-10 minute walk from the station. We will break for lunch at about 1:30 - there is a cafe at the museum, but you may prefer to bring your own food which we can eat outside if the weather is decent. My number for the day is 07594960356. Hope to see you there :)

*How to get there*

By train: Direct train services to Forest Hill run from London Bridge (Northern and Jubilee lines) every ten minutes or so, or from London Victoria (Victoria, Circle and District lines). 

The station is also on the London Overground line between Highbury and Islington, and West Croydon /Crystal Palace line, offering a high frequency service.

By bus: 176, 185, 197, 356, P4 - stop outside the museum and gardens on London Road 

122 - stops on Dartmouth Road 

P13 - stops on Underhill Road 

363 - stops on Sydenham Hill Road

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  • penny

    Hi I'm at the museum, see you all soon

    May 31, 2014

  • Matthew

    Heya all. Running a bit late due to train breaking down. Will be there around 12:30. I hope to see you guys there.

    May 31, 2014

  • Ola

    Is anyone here yet? :)

    May 31, 2014

  • Katie

    Hi, this will be my first meet up! :) exciting!

    1 · May 29, 2014

    • Matthew

      Well Ive popped you a message with my mobile number. So feel free to text me about arrangements okay?

      May 30, 2014

    • Matthew

      Heya. Cant remember if I put the right number down. So just double checking[masked]

      May 31, 2014

  • Chloe

    Sorry, but I'm ill and can't make it :-(. I hope you all have fun

    May 31, 2014

  • Sophia

    Had to cancel, can't get the day off work - hope you all have a lovely time! :)

    May 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Nothing beats a good fossil

    May 24, 2014

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