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, Greater London, SE23 3PQ
020 8699 1872
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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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