Skip to navigation Skip to main content
The Orangery is closed for a private function on Saturday 21st July.
Entrance to Greenwich Fan Museum

News

See what's new & noteworthy this month at The Fan Museum

Announcing Open House 2013

11th September 2013999 views

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

Read More

Community Open Day

6th June 20131,022 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.

Read More

Royal Greenwich Fan

12th May 20131,256 views

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

Read More

London Volunteer Awards 2012

8th June 20121,325 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.

Read More

Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Fan

1st January 20121,309 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.

Read More

The Duchess of Cornwall visits the museum

20th October 20091,173 views

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

Read More

In this section

Upcoming Events

Capes, Cloaks and Headdresses

Thursday 19th July 2018

An illustrated lecture by Jo Hatton (Keeper of Natural History, Horniman Museum and Gardens).

Discover more about the significance, meaning and use of birds and their feathers by indigenous peoples as Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens Jo Hatton explores some of the many featherwork items in the Horniman’s collection.

 

 

Fan Making Workshops at Greenwich Market

Saturday 18th August 2018

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 18th August.

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+.

Private Room Hire

Private Hire

Make the museum the location for your next special event.

Social Media

Connect with The Fan Museum elsewhere online

Join the Newsletter

Get regular updates on upcoming events and new displays.

Explore the Collection

Search the Website

Enter a search term below to search the whole website.

Join the Newsletter

Get regular updates on upcoming events and new displays.

* = required field

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.

Group Bookings
Embroidered silk fan c1800

The Fan Museum, HA1641

Folding fan with horn monture and silk leaf embroidered with feather motifs and sequins, c. 1800