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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Patron

7th January 20091,091 views

The Trustees of The Fan Museum Trust, Greenwich, are privileged to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has graciously accepted to be Patron of the museum.

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Royal Visit to The Fan Museum

7th February 20081,068 views

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit The Fan Museum in Greenwich on Thursday 7th February. This is the first time that a member of the Royal Family has visited The Fan Museum.

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A Waving Field of Feathers: Feathers, tradition and fashion at the British Court.

Thursday 21 June 2018

An illustrated lecture by Dr Joanna Marschner (Senior Curator, Historic Royal Palaces).

To coincide with The Fan Museum’s summer exhibit, A Bird in the Hand, Dr Joanna Marschner will give an illustrated presentation on the subject of Court Dress, revealing how feathers – and in particular those of the ostrich – have played significant and symbolic roles within Court attire throughout the ages.

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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

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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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Embroidered silk fan c1800

The Fan Museum, HA1641

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