• World Gallery
  • The Horniman Clocktower
  • World Gallery

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Charles Harrison Townsend

place
100 London Road, SE23 3PQ
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Refreshments, Bookshop, Full disabled access, Toilets, Partial disabled access
The Horniman Museum moved into its current building with its landmark Clocktower in 1901. The original South Hall Gallery reopened as a new World Gallery in June 2018 following an 18-month refurbishment.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–5.30pm

group
  • Architects Introduction every 60 mins (10.30am-12.30pm). Serena Cardozo from MICA Architects and Sarah Pollard from designers Ralph Appelbaum give an insight into how the World Gallery re-captures the spirit of the original museum building..

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5.30pm

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

Design

Original design
Charles Harrison Townsend, 1901
Refurbishment
MICA Architects, 2018
Type
Museum
Period
Historical/contemporary