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


Colour: The Rainbow Revealed
Now until 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 / 10am-4pm November to February

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.  

Special Events


Youth Takeover: Family Day
Saturday 24 March
12-4pm. The Horniman Youth Panel take over the museum for an exciting day of activities for families inspired by our new exhibition Colour: The Rainbow Revealed.

Easter Holidays

Horniman Easter Fair
Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April

10.30am–4.30pm. Enjoy the Easter weekend at the Horniman with the whole family. Go on our Easter trail, create something crafty in our workshops, have your face painted and join in family activities across the Gardens. Suitable for families with children aged 3+. Free entry. 

The Ugly Duckling
Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April

11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm (30 minute performance). Meet the most unlikely duckling hero and hear the story of the duck who was different. Featuring song and puppetry, The Ugly Duckling is a classic heart-warming tale for all the family. Produced for the Horniman by Sandal Sticks Theatre. Suitable for families with children aged 3+. Tickets: £5 Child, £1 Adult.

Please go to www.horniman.ac.uk for information on regular events and activities.