Events

Horniman Museum and Gardens – April events

Eye for Colour Exhibition at World Museum Liverpool.
Images by Gareth Jones

Exhibitions

Colour: The Rainbow Revealed
10 February-28 October

Colour: The Rainbow Revealed is an award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.

Be dazzled by how colours are made and perceived, discover how animals use colour to attract and hide, and look into how different colours mean many different things for people across the planet.

The exhibition is also full of family-friendly displays and interactive games including an Art Machine for you to create your own vibrant masterpiece, a Mood Room with multi-coloured lights, and a Colour Café to learn why only certain colours tempt our taste buds.

Ticket prices: Child £4.40; Adult £7.70: Family (2 adults, 2 children) £18.70. Prices include voluntary 10% Gift Aid donation. Standard prices also available. Horniman Members and Benefactors enjoy free, unlimited visits to the exhibition. For more information and to book tickets go to www.horniman.ac.uk.

Horniman Butterfly House

10am-5pm March to October

Last admission 30 minutes before closing. See the website for seasonal opening times.

Get up close with hundreds of beautiful butterflies in a tropical indoor garden. The specially-planted habitat is the perfect place to experience free-flying butterflies and discover amazing facts about the life-cycle and behaviour of these fascinating creatures.

Tickets: Adult £6, Child £6, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £15

[includes voluntary 10% Gift Aid donation which supports the work of the Horniman. Standard prices also available.]

Book at www.horniman.ac.uk or in person at the Museum.

Horniman Members and Benefactors enjoy free, unlimited visits. Advance booking recommended.

Displays

Coral: Fabric of the Reef
Until Sunday 9 September

Inspired by the Horniman’s Aquarium and Natural History collection, artist Karen Dodd uses woollen fabric – dyed and sculpted, and intricately bound and stitched – to draw attention to coral and coral reefs, simultaneously celebrating their beauty and raising awareness of their vulnerability in the face of increasing environmental change.
Free.

Special Events

Welly Walk on the Nature Trail: Signs of Spring
Saturday 28 April, 1.45-3.30pm.

Get your wellies on and join us on the Horniman Nature Trail to explore the animals, insects and plants that thrive there in spring. Have a go at sweep-netting, tree-beating and identifying what you discover.
Suitable for ages 5+.
Tickets: Child £3, Adult £5

Please go to www.horniman.ac.uk for information on our regular family events.