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Winter 2016/17 Opening Times

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Winter 2016/17 Opening & Closing Times

at The Fan Museum

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December 2016

Saturday 24 December: 11.00 – 5.00pm
Sunday 25 December: Closed
Monday 26 December: Closed
Tuesday 27 December – Saturday 31 December: 11.00 – 5.00pm

January 2017

Sunday 01 – 23 January (inclusive): Closed

Tuesday 24 January onwards: 11.00 – 5.00pm
(Closed Mondays/12.00 – 5.00pm Sundays)

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The Orangery will be open for Afternoon Tea on the following days:

Tuesdays and Sundays for reservations
(CLOSED 1 – 23 January 2017)

Most* Fridays and Saturdays for walk-in service
(CLOSED 10, 16, 17 & 25 December 2016 and 1 – 23 January 2017)

Bank Holiday Tuesday 27 December
13.45 / 14.15 / 15.15 / 15.45hrs

*Occasionally, the Orangery will be closed due to private functions or museum events.  Please contact the museum (020 8305 1441 or info@thefanmuseum.org.uk) directly or check the website for details of closures.

Upcoming Events

Talking Fans > Dance Fans and the Georgian Assembly Room

Wednesday 25 May 2022 at 19.00hrs BST

In eighteenth and nineteenth century Europe, assemblies and balls were the centre of the Season where complex dances and social relationships played out. A plethora of dance manuals and sheet music were created to teach the music and social etiquette of the assembly rooms, which included the popularisation of the Country Dance fan and Quadrille fan. Join TFM Curatorial Assistant Ailsa Hendry as she explores the relationship between dance, fans, and society during this period.

Talking Fans > Art of Deception: 18th Century Trompe l’œil Fans

Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 19.00hrs BST

The French term trompe l’œil can be translated as ‘trick of the eye’ and applies to works of art which create an illusion of a real object or scene. Although its origins can be traced back to the Classical period, the trompe l’œil phenomenon is especially prevalent in the eighteenth century and is applied in varying ways to fans throughout the period. Join TFM Curator & The Arts Society Lecturer, Jacob Moss as he explores the trompe l’œil trend as seen on a variety of eighteenth century fans from the Museum’s outstanding collections.

Summer Lecture with Hélène Alexander

Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 19.00hrs BST

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with valid student card)
  • Children aged 6-17 years
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • Museum Association members
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Royal Museums Greenwich members
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
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Children aged 6 years and under, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday 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 Museum is open as usual Wednesdays to Saturdays, 10h00-17h00 (last admissions at 16h30).

Please note that we will be closed from Thursday 2nd June to Saturday 4th June inclusive for the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday.

Thank you for your understanding.