How To Get There: Travel and Holidays
Wednesday 28th June - Saturday 28th October 2023
From Wednesday 28th June 2023, The Fan Museum ushers in the summertime with its seasonal exhibition How To Get There: Travel and Holidays.
This exhibition seeks to explain the development of travel and what an increasingly wider public has required for education and leisure. Starting with the Grand Tour through to the development of transport of every kind, this seasonal treat highlights the historic – and contemporary – importance of seeing the world and taking time to relax.
How To Get There: Travel and Holidays remains open until Saturday 16th September 2023 and is highly recommended for those with a taste for travel.
EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND! NOW CLOSING SATURDAY 28th OCTOBER!
Folding Fan, French, c.1910, The Fan Museum. The Fan Museum Trust Collection 2010.135.OB Folding Fan, Italian, c.1810, The Fan Museum. The Fan Museum Trust Collection 2020.11 Folding Fan, English, c.1875, The Fan Museum. Helene Alexander Collection 1929 Folding Fan, French, c.1920s, The Fan Museum. Helene Alexander Collection 1472
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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.