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Seniors Open Day

  • Monday 23rd March 2015

On Monday 23 March 2015, The Fan Museum is holding a Seniors Open Day, free to everyone aged 55+. The aim of the Open Day is to encourage older people to visit the museum and learn more about the history of fans and craft of fan making.

On the day:

FREE admission to all visitors aged 55+ will include…

  • Entry to the museum
  • Curator-led tours and talks throughout the day
  • Fan-making workshops throughout the day
  • Handle and learn about fans
  • Afternoon tea in the Orangery


  • All visitors are required to present proof of age to gain free entry (e.g. Driving Licence, Freedom Pass etc.)
  • To book a place on one of the fan making workshops please call the museum in advance of attending as places are limited.
  • Please note anyone under the specified age of 55 will not be able to gain admission to the museum on the day of the event.

For further information contact Jenni Munday, Operations Manager on 020 8305 1441 or

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Family ticket (up to 2 Adults and up to 3 Children, also 1 Adult and 4 Children): £10.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with vaild student card)
  • Senior citizens
  • English Heritage
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
Free Entry for…

Children under 7, Disabled visitors and carers, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday Special:

Free entry for senior citizens.

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 Museum is now open Tuesday – Saturday, 11h00 – 17h00, last entry at 16h30

For any enquiries please contact us on 0208 305 1441 or by email .