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Still time to donate

28th July 2017620 views

Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. Our Art Happens crowdfunding campaign is now 91% funded!

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The Fan Museum’s first ever crowdfunding campaign is 50% funded

18th July 2017911 views

A huge thank you to everyone who’s donated so far. With just ten days left to reach our target sum of £14,000, your support is more important than ever.

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We launch our first ever Art Happens campaign to help fund pioneering fan making project

27th June 2017886 views

Earlier this year the little-known craft of fan making was included in the Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Craft, categorised as at serious risk of no longer being practised in the UK. Launching via Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform Art Happens, we are campaigning to raise £14,000 to help realise an innovative project which aims to reinvigorate this once thriving craft form.

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Winter 2016/17 Opening Times

16th November 20161,679 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 20162,989 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 20162,098 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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Upcoming Events

Curator in Residence

Saturday 27th April 2019

Join The Fan Museum’s director, Mrs Alexander and Mary Kitson for free-to-attend talks on a range of fan-related topics pertaining to the current gallery displays.

Fan Making Workshops at Greenwich Market

Saturday 11th May 2019

Join us at the Greenwich Market for a Fan Making Workshop.

We’re hosting three special discounted Fan Making Workshops at the Greenwich Market on Saturday 11th May.

The fan making classes will last 45 minutes. During the class you will create one folding fan.

Please note this event is only suitable for ages 12+.

”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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Upper Floor Galleries

A panoramic view of part 1 of our new semi-permanent display. Image by Rhian Cox