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Announcing Open House 2013

11th September 20131,039 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 20131,103 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 20131,296 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 20121,387 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 20121,352 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 20091,213 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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Rossini at The Fan Museum

Monday 19th November 2018

To mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Rossini’s death, join us at The Fan Museum for an evening performance of some of the composer’s best arias from his most popular operas, including The Barber of Seville, La Danza and L’Italiana in Algeri.

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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
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  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Members/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
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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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The Fan Museum, HA2003

Brisé folding fan made from horn, painted with “cameos”, the blades carved and pierced to resemble gothic pinnacles. French, c.1825