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Support Us

The Fan Museum relies on your generous support

The Fan Museum relies on the help and support of its friends, volunteers and visitors to preserve this unique slice of history. We welcome contributions of time, financial donations and gifts of fans or collection objects to the museum.


The Fan Museum Trust also runs a text-to-donate service.

Simply text FANS to 70711 to donate £5.00 to The Fan Museum Trust.

Texts cost £5.00 +1 message at your standard network rate. 100% of your donation goes direct to The Fan Museum Trust. This service is operated by The Fan Museum, 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London, SE10 8ER: registered charity number 295 303.

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. Please contact the Museum office to receive a membership form.

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


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)


11h00 -17h00 (last admissions 16h30)

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 carers and disabled visitors (not as part of a group)

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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
Free Entry for…

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.

Group Bookings

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.