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Announcing Open House 2013

11th September 20131,150 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 20131,198 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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Royal Greenwich Fan

12th May 20131,458 views

The Fan Museum’s patron, The Duchess of Cornwall, recently gave our Royal Greenwich fan the royal seal of approval.

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London Volunteer Awards 2012

8th June 20121,496 views

London is a city which is renowned for its cultural and artistic diversity. Hosting more museums than any other major city, we are privileged to be able to enjoy these Wunderkammern of knowledge, both large and small. But without the generous help of volunteers, who give their time, dedication, enthusiasm and knowledge, many smaller museums would struggle to survive.

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Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Fan

1st January 20121,423 views

Continuing a long-held tradition of producing commemorative fans, The Fan Museum has commissioned a supremely elegant fan to mark the occasion of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

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The Duchess of Cornwall visits the museum

20th October 20091,275 views

The Duchess of Cornwall viewed an exhibition of military-themed fans during a visit to The Fan Museum in Greenwich, south-east London.

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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)
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  • Registered disabled
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50% discount on the Adult price tickets

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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, HA1940

Folding fan with ivory sticks, the double canepin leaf painted by Georges Clairin (1848-1919) and dated 1878.