Skip to navigation Skip to main content
The Fan Museum (& Orangery) remains closed to the public until further notice - see News for updates
Entrance to Greenwich Fan Museum

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

Private Room Hire

Private Hire

Make the museum the location for your next special event.

Social Media

Connect with The Fan Museum elsewhere online

Join the Newsletter

Get regular updates on upcoming events and new displays.

Explore the Collection

Search the Website

Enter a search term below to search the whole website.

Join the Newsletter

Get regular updates on upcoming events and new displays.

* = required field

Easily opt-out at any time - Privacy Policy

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.