Meet A Lego Walrus At Horniman Museum's Brick Wonders

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Meet A Lego Walrus At Horniman Museum's Brick Wonders
Horniman walrus

London's most famous walrus has been recreated in plastic.

Forest Hill's Horniman Museum has a new Lego exhibition called Brick Wonders. Famous landmarks rub porticos with natural wonders, and treasures of the museum itself. Over 50 models are on show.

Temple of Artemis in Lego.
The long-lost Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, now rebuilt in the London Borough of Lewisham.

Highlights include an Egyptian pyramid, the International Space Station, the Temple of Artemis and, of course, the toothsome pinniped who has long been the mascot of the museum.

Lego safari.
The natural wonder of a safari scene.

Lego maestro Warren Elsmore has even created a brickish version of Old London Bridge, packed with humorous details.

Old London Bridge made of Lego.
Old London Bridge.

The exhibition includes plenty of play space for the children, alongside many marvels that will inspire the whole family. When you're done, be sure to explore the wider museum and gardens, which offer a delight around every corner. You can even get your bearings from a handy Lego model of the museum:

Brick Wonders is open until Sunday 27 October 2019. Tickets: Child £5, Adult £9, Family (up to two adults and two children) £20. Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ. Nearest station is Forest Hill (Overground).

Lego aquarium.
Lego aquarium, based on the Horniman's own.

Last Updated 18 February 2019

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