This instrument was a welcome addition to the Horniman Museum's important collection of wind instruments.

A helicon is an early form of tuba, now rare and no longer in use.


Horniman Museum and Gardens

100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ
020 8699 1872
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Opening times

Museum

Daily, 10am – 5.30pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Gardens

Daily, Mon – Sat, 7.15am – sunset

Sun and Bank Holidays, 8am ​– sunset

Closed 25 Dec

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