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Curator in Residence: Easter Special

Saturday 26 March 2016

The Fan Museum is celebrating the Easter weekend with a special edition of its Curator in Residence event.

On Saturday 26 March, visitors of all ages can enjoy a fascinating schedule of talks given by one of the museum’s curators.  This will include highlights of the latest exhibition, Treasures of The Fan Museum, and an insight into the Art of Fan Painting.

Talks will take place on the hour every hour from 13.00hrs onwards.  The schedule can be found below:

Reading between the Pleats: an Introduction to the Golden Age of Fan Painting

Fine Art Fans

Treasures of The Fan Museum: Highlights Tour

The festivities will continue over the weekend with a speciality Easter Afternoon Tea on Sunday 27 March (booking essential), and the museum will open on Bank Holiday Monday 28 March 2016.  The Orangery will also open on Bank Holiday Monday for walk-in service from 12.00 – 16.00 hrs.

For further details relating to Easter Weekend events, please contact the museum at

Please note:  The children’s fan-making element of the Curator in Residence event has now been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with vaild student card)
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • English Heritage
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
National Trust Members:

50% discount on the Adult price tickets

Free Entry for…

Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Tuesday Special:

Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

Please note that the discounts listed above cannot be applied when visitors are part of a large group visit or guided tour group.  Please click here for further details.

Group Bookings

The Fan Museum will remain closed to the public until November 2021

Museum office is open Monday to Friday 1000-1600.

The Museum office is open Monday to Friday 10.00 – 16.00 hrs. For all enquiries, please email or call 0208 305 1441.