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The Fan Museum will be closed until 16th February 2022
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Support Us

The museum relies on your generous support

The Fan Museum isn’t publicly funded so we rely on the generosity of people like you to support this unique slice of history. We welcome contributions of time, financial donations and gifts of fans, singly or as collections to the museum.

Become a Member

The Friends of the Fan Museum support us in all kinds of activities from direct fundraising to voluntary work and the Friends network meets regularly for social events. We welcome Friends from all over the world, as well as from local environs.

  • Free Entry
  • Newsletters
  • Special Visits
  • Private views of the changing exhibitions
  • Other social events organised by/for the Friends
  • Advance notice of limited edition fans and fan leaves
  • Discounts in the Museum Shop
Volunteering at the Fan Museum

Membership Categories

Annual Membership: £30.00 per annum
Life Membership: £250 / $400 (US)
Corporate Life Membership: £750

Annual and Life options cover membership for one person or a couple. Overseas members can be admitted as Life Members only. Download the membership form here. . If you wish to set up a standing order, please telephone us on 020 8305 1441 and we will give you our bank details. Deed of Covenant forms are also available on request.

Make a Donation

The Fan Museum is a registered charity (No. 295 303) and always welcomes donations and bequests, large or small. Please enquire about opportunities for donations through the Gift Aid and Covenanting schemes.


Support the museum by giving time to steward receptions and exhibitions in a friendly and attractive atmosphere. Any help in this line will be considered. Find out more here.

Gift Vouchers

Looking for a unique gift for a relative or friend? Support the museum by giving our new '2-in-1' gift voucher, combining entry to the museum and afternoon tea, comes with a beautifully illustrated fold-out card.

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Museum Opening Times

12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich,
London SE10 8ER


Adults: £5.00

Concessions: Info £3.00

Children (age 7-12): £3.00

Free Entry for...

Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday Special:

Free entry for Seniors and disabled visitors (not as part of a group)

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-12): £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
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
Free Entry for…

Children under 7, 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.

Group Bookings

The Fan Museum we will be closed to the public until 16th February 2022.

For the safety of our staff and visitors we have taken the decision to close the Museum until 16th February 2022. Please note that any correspondence may not receive a response until 4th January.