Past Meetup

Horniman Museum, Gardens and Christmas Market

Canceled

Horniman Museum & Gardens

100 London Rd Forest Hill · London

How to find us

Meet at Forest Hill Station, outside the main entrance 11am

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Details

Meet at 11am outside main entrance Forest Hill Station

What's to see:

Horniman Christmas Market: bring your shopping bag!

cheese, organic veg, meat, eggs, artisan breads, cakes, pie cart, herbal teas, street food, burgers, hot dogs, crafts, homemade soap, chocolates etc...

Butterfly House:

In an indoor tropical garden, 100's of butterflies will fly around you. Don't scare them & brush them off if they land on you...In an indoor tropical garden, 100's of butterflies will fly around you. Don't scare them & brush them off if they land on you...

Visitors to the Butterfly House will be greeted by an international selection of species, including rare varieties such as the Horniman’s swallowtail which was named after the museum's founder in 1879. Staff will be on hand to share more about the life cycle of the insect and about butterfly conservation.

The fluttering beauties will join the Horniman’s list of other living collections, which currently includes alpacas, bees, tropical tree frogs and an aquarium full of fish, coral and jellyfish.

Gardens:

With stunning views across London, 16 acres of garden perfect for spotting urban wildlife, architectural treasures, or just a good place to unwind.

Aquarium:

See live aquariums from the British ponds to the Fijian coral reefs.

Natural History:

A fascinating gallery packed full of interesting skeletons, artifacts and taxidermy.

Animal House:

Meet goats, alpacas, sheep, and more...

Nature Trail:

The oldest nature trail in London, half a mile long of wild woodland. On the site of the original Crystal Palace.