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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits The Fan Museum

6th December 2019201 views

On Wednesday 04 December, The Fan Museum welcomed HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, its Patron since 2008…

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Autumn/Winter 2019 Events

7th November 2019281 views

The Fan Museum’s Autumn/Winter events programme is well underway, with two unmissable performances yet to take place before the year concludes.

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The Fan Museum’s Curator joins The Arts Society Directory of Lecturers

8th May 20191,041 views

The Fan Museum is delighted to announce that its curator, Jacob Moss has been successful in his application to become an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society (formerly NADFAS).  Jacob is the only speaker currently listed within the Directory as offering fan-themed talks and is looking forward to travelling around the UK, promoting The Fan Museum and educating TAS audiences on the various aspects of the history of fans and craft of fan making.

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Curator in Residence 2019

27th February 20191,323 views

Curator in Residence 2019, a free to attend programme of short talks delivered by our expert curators….

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We’re Hiring!

5th April 20184,513 views

The Fan Museum is seeking to appoint a Curatorial Assistant to assist the Director and Curator across a range of activities…

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Local Community Open Day

9th November 20172,239 views

We’re hosting a Local Community Open Day on Saturday 16th December to encourage residents from the Royal Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham to explore and discover our historic and contemporary collections for FREE*.

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Upcoming Events

Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen

Thursday 20th February 2020, 2:00pm

The Fan Museum is pleased to welcome cultural historian, author and The Arts Society lecturer, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, who’ll give a fascinating talk on a subject closely related to the Museum’s first exhibition of 2020, Heroic Figures.

Selling Fans in Eighteenth Century London

Wednesday 25 March 2020, 19.00-20.00hrs

An illustrated lecture by Cambridge University’s Dr Amy Louise Erikson, who recently curated a marvellous outdoor exhibition entitled City Women in the 18th Century.

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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
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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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