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The History and Collections of the Horniman Museum

A Talk by Finbarr Whooley, Assistant Director, Curatorial and Public Engagement at the Horniman Museum

7.45pm on Tuesday April 29 at the Golden Lion 116 Sydenham Road SE26 5JX

Admission £3

There are over 350,000 objects in the Horniman Collection.

Founded in 1901 by Frederick John Horniman, heir to the world’s biggest tea-trading business, the museum first housed Frederick’s eclectic collection of objects from around the world. But the collection slowly grew adding to the museum’s core focus on  Anthropology, Musical Instruments and Natural History, making it a local favourite and an institution of world renown.

Organised by the Sydenham Society