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Coming Up at The Fan Museum in 2015…

21st May 20151,852 views

Our new exhibition, Fans of the Belle Époque is up and running and is the latest of many enticing offerings from The Fan Museum in the coming months.

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Seniors Open Day 2015 – A Report

30th March 20151,592 views

On Monday 23 March 2015, The Fan Museum opened its doors for a special event aimed at audiences aged 55+.

The day was well-attended by visitors from the local boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham who enjoyed a variety of free taster activities such as fan making, short talks and refreshments.  The project, a Museum of London grant-funded initiative, gained much from the support of Lewisham Pensioners Forum. Thank you to everyone, including our lovely volunteers, who turned out and made the day such a memorable occasion.
Photo Credit: Rhian Cox

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits The Fan Museum

5th March 20152,708 views

On the morning of Tuesday 17 February 2015, The Fan Museum welcomed a fourth visit from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, a Patron of the museum since 2009.

Her Royal Highness joined museum Director Mrs Hélène Alexander and curator Jacob Moss for a guided tour of the current exhibition, ‘Waterloo: Life & Times’. The Duchess also received a brief lesson in fan conservation by conservator Yuki Burt, who was busy repairing the damaged ribbon of an ivory brisé fan from the museum’s collection.

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Teaching History in 100 Objects

5th March 20151,934 views

The Fan Museum is pleased to announce that a fan from it collections has made it onto the ‪Teaching History with 100 Objects list.

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Announcing Open House 2013

11th September 20131,395 views

On Saturday 21st September 2013 The Fan Museum will once again be taking part in Open House London.

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Community Open Day

6th June 20131,436 views

On Saturday 27th July 2013 The Fan Museum is holding a Local Community Open Day with the aim of encouraging residents from nearby boroughs to visit the museum.

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Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
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Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

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