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Phonetics For 'Horniman Museum'?
hor:nə:mən not horny:man
A Quick Overview of Horniman Museum
The Horniman Museum is a British museum in Forest Hill, London, England. Commissioned in 1898, it opened in 1901 and was designed by Charles Harrison Townsend in the Arts and Crafts style.
- It is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and is constituted as a company and registered charity under English law.
- The museum was founded in 1901 by Frederick John Horniman.
- Frederick had inherited his father's Horniman's Tea business, which by 1891 had become the world's biggest tea trading business.