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JOB VACANCY: MUSEUM MANAGER

25th April 2017305 views

Job Vacancy: Museum Manager – The Fan Museum

Opportunity type: Permanent, Full-time

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JOB VACANCY: CURATORIAL ASSISTANT

2nd March 20171,561 views

The Fan Museum is seeking to appoint a dynamic, arts-educated individual to the post of Curatorial Assistant.

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Winter 2016/17 Opening Times

16th November 2016844 views

Winter 2016/17 Opening & Closing Times

at The Fan Museum

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Coming Up at The Fan Museum in 2016…

20th June 20162,083 views

The museum’s new exhibition, Fans of the Livery is the latest of many fascinating offerings from The Fan Museum in the coming months.

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Curator in Residence 2016

9th February 20161,458 views

During the Summer of 2016, The Fan Museum’s curators will be in residence to offer short talks on the museum’s collections and fan handling sessions.

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Special Donors Event at The Fan Museum

5th February 20161,138 views

On Monday 01 February 2016, The Fan Museum hosted a special event to thank those who generously donated to the recent purchase of an Elizabethan folding fan.

The Fan Museum welcomed guests from the Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund and numerous Friends of The Fan Museum to celebrate the recent purchase and installation of an Elizabethan embroidered folding fan (c. 1590 – 1630).  The fan is thought to be the only surviving example of its kind, and forms an integral and unique part of The Fan Museum’s collections.

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Upcoming Events

”In Celebration!’ – Uneasy Dreamers

Friday 23rd June 2017

Advance tickets are now available for the showcase of Wayne Adrian Drew’s critically acclaimed new play about four famous authors spending the day at a villa on the coast between France and Italy in 1920…

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £4.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (upon presentation of NUS card)
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • English Heritage
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
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50% discount across all admission categories

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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.

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Embroidered silk fan c1800

The Fan Museum, HA1641

Folding fan with horn monture and silk leaf embroidered with feather motifs and sequins, c. 1800