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The Fan Museum at 30: Digital Lecture Series

6th April 2021782 views

2021 marks 30 years since The Fan Museum first opened to the public. To celebrate this landmark anniversary, the Museum is launching a series of free-to-attend online talks, each exploring a different aspect of the Museum’s extensive archive of fan-themed exhibitions.

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Murder at the Museum! Wayne A. Drew’s latest sell-out novel.

12th January 2021514 views

STOP PRESS!  First edition paperbacks of Wayne A. Drew’s latest thriller novel, ‘Murder at the Museum’, featuring The Fan Museum’s director Hélène Alexander as a leading character, are about to sell out via our online gift shop!

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The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers launch special edition fan by leading UK fashion designer, Stewart Parvin.

23rd November 2020967 views

The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers launch special edition fan by leading UK fashion designer, Stewart Parvin, MVO.

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Enriching The Fan Museum’s Collections in 2020

16th November 2020713 views

Recently uploaded to the Museum’s Facebook page is a short feature detailing the continued enrichment of The Fan Museum Trust collection during 2020, a year beset by challenges caused by the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Reopening Update

20th July 20201,563 views

As many of the UK’s museums, galleries & other attractions begin to reopen following an extended period of closure, we’d like to provide an update of our own

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Read a Fascinating Article by Helene Alexander

22nd May 20202,062 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to make available a richly illustrated article on a fan-related topic authored by Helene Alexander MBE, Founder/Director of the Museum and a leading authority on fans.

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Upcoming Events

The Fan Museum at 30: Director’s Choice

Wednesday 05 May 2021

19.00–20.15 hrs BST, Wednesday 05 May 2021
The Fan Museum at 30: Director’s Choice

Join The Fan Museum’s Founder and Director, Hélène Alexander as she reflects on 30 extraordinary years (to the day!) of exhibition making.

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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
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50% discount on the Adult price tickets

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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.

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The Fan Museum will remain closed to the public until late June 2021

Following careful consideration of the continued concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers, partners and visitors, we will remain closed until further notice. We are currently refreshing our website and will update the News section when appropriate.

While some staff continue to work remotely where possible the Museum office is open Monday to Friday 1000-1600.

For any enquiries please email info@thefanmuseum.org.uk or call 0208 305 1441.