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Group Visits

Arrange a visit to the museum for your organisation or school

The Fan Museum extends a warm invitation to organised groups of 10 – 30 people. We can cater for a wide variety of visiting groups from WIs and adult learners to universities and decorative arts societies.

Guided Tours

Enjoy a guided tour led by one of the museum’s experienced curators. These tours make for an entertaining yet educative way to see The Fan Museum and learn something of the history fans and fan-making.

Guided tour: £10.00 per person (includes museum admission)

Any group not wishing to have a guided tour should contact the General Manager to arrange their visit.

Please note we are not able to apply other discounts (such as National Trust membership, Art Fund, London Pass etc.) for group visits.


Having admired the permanent display and temporary exhibition, you may wish to have the exclusive use of the Orangery for morning coffee or afternoon tea, which comprises scones with cream and jam, and a selection of freshly baked cakes.

For more information about the catering options and pricing for using the Orangery, please contact the office via email or by phone on 0208 305 1441.

Afternoon tea in the Orangery


The Fan Museum offers educational activities for school or university groups including thematic tours of the museum, bespoke children’s activity trails, lectures, handling sessions and fan-making workshops.

Group Booking

To enquire please contact the Museum office via email or by phone: 02083051441.

Museum Opening Times


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)

12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich,
London SE10 8ER


Adults: £5.00

Concessions: Info £3.00

Children (age 7-12): £3.00

Free Entry for...

Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday Special:

Free entry for carers and disabled visitors (not as part of a group)

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with valid student card)
  • Children aged 6-17 years
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • Museum Association members
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Royal Museums Greenwich members
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
Free Entry for…

Children aged 6 years and under, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday 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

Learning about the History of Fans


The Museum is open as usual Wednesdays to Saturdays, 11h00-17h00 (last admissions at 16h30).

Please note that we will be closed from Thursday 2nd June to Saturday 4th June inclusive for the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday.

Thank you for your understanding.