28th September 2022 - 17th December 2022
From Wednesday 28th September, The Fan Museum hosts its newest seasonal exhibition of 2022 – Brisé – which sees fans from across the world spanning centuries of culture.
The brisé fan is usually a ‘folding’ fan without a ‘leaf’, dating back as far as perhaps 8th Century Japan, through to Korea, and coming to Europe via Dutch and Portuguese trading ports in China.
In this showcase of East-meets-West, discover how international trade, collaboration and enterprise has resulted in some of the finest examples in The Fan Museum’s collections.
Running until 17th December 2022, Brisé promises to be yet another “vision of beauty” in this unique “hidden gem”.
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Since opening to the public in 1991, The Fan Museum's programme of temporary exhibitions has covered an extraordinary range of fan-related topics. Explore the archive here.
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Museum Admission Pricing
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
- 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
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 Fan Museum’s opening times each week are Wednesday to Saturday 11h00-17h00, with last entries at 16h30 each day.
Our latest exhibition, ‘Boxed In, Fanned Out: Fans and their Boxes’, is open from 3rd November and will run into the New Year.
Tickets for Museum by Candlelight, our special Christmas late-opening experience, are now on sale. Book now to secure your place!
Opening times may vary in line with public holidays. We will attempt to keep our channels updated in this case.
Our Orangery is not open as a public tearoom.
Click here for details of how to hire the space.