The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a prime example that not everything awesome is in Central London. The Horniman Museum is a free attraction housing a wide collection of natural history specimens originally started by Frederick John Horniman whilst on his journeys during the 1860s. Housing a natural history collection including the famous gigantic stuffed walrus (with his own twitter account) a stuffed dodo and many fossils and musical instruments.
The Horniman Museum also come with an acclaimed aquarium, created with kids in mind, and hosts temporary exhibitions for an additional price. The award winning 16 acres Horniman gardens overlooking London is also a lovely place to enjoy and if you’re lucky enough to have good weather, a picnic would work a treat .
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