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Local Community Open Day

9th November 2017 Imogen Clarke1,521 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*.

The Open Day will offer free entry to the museum (with valid ID*).

Free activities will include:
– Festive fan decorating for children
– Short tours of our current exhibition Street Fans and permanent displays
– Activity trails

We will also be offering limited discounted places on two festive fan making workshops. For further details and to book your place on a fan making workshop please click here.

The orangery will be open for festive afternoon teas throughout the day (walk-ins only).

*Local residents from the Royal Greenwich and Lewisham boroughs are required to present identification with their current address to receive free entry (e.g. driving licence, utility bill etc.)

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Upcoming Events

''In Celebration!' - Admiral Sir William Parker of Crooms Hill

Monday 1st April 2019, 7.30pm

An illustrated talk by Daphne Joynes on the life and times of Admiral Sir William Parker, who with his large family lived at 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich (now home to the Fan Museum) in the late eighteenth century.

”In Celebration!’ – Song of Myself : A 200th Birthday Celebration of Walt Whitman

Friday 31st May 2019, 7.30pm

Advance booking is now open for the showcase of Song of Myself, a celebration of the great American poet Walt Whitman, written for the 200th anniversary of his birth by Wayne Adrian Drew.

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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
  • Members/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
National Trust Members:

50% discount on the Adult price tickets

Free Entry for…

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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