The Fan Museum

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The Fan Museum is the only museum in the UK entirely dedicated to the subject. The museum is housed in two early Georgian townhouses in the heart of Maritime Greenwich - A world Heritage Site. It is home to 4,000 fans and fan leaves from all over the world, dating from the 11th century onwards and displayed in changing exhibitions. Gift shop and Orangery, where Afternoon tea is served on Tuesday and Sunday afternoon at 14:15 and 15:45.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Tue-Sat 11:00-17:00
Sun 12:00-17:00
Closed Mon

Admission charges

Adults: £4.00
Concessions: £3.00
Children (under 7): Free
Over 7 and under 16: £3.00
Family (2 Adult / 2 Kids) £10.00
London Pass members go free (upon presentation of a vaild card)

Discounts

  • English Heritage
  • National Trust
  • Museums Association
Getting there

We are a short walk from the Greenwich overground / DLR station and the Greenwich, Cutty Sark DLR station. The museum is located on Crooms Hill, almost opposite the Greenwich Theatre.

By Rail:
South East: (4 services an hour):
London Bridge and Cannon Street to Greenwich Station

Docklands Light Railway:
From Bank and Tower Gateway every 10 minutes to Cutty Sark Maritime Greenwich

By Rail from the continent:
Eurostar (alight Ebbsfleet)
By River: From Charing Cross, Westminster & Tower Piers (30 minute journey)
By Bus: Nos. 177, 180, 188, 199, 286 & 386

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Rossini fan

Rossini at The Fan Museum

  • 19 November 2018 7-8:30pm

To mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Rossini’s death, The Fan Museum is delighted to stage a special evening of music celebrating the genius of this most commemorated composer.

Mezzo Soprano Emily Kyte, Tenor William Wallace and Pianist Natalie Burch will introduce and perform excerpts from several of Rossini’s most popular operas, including: The Barber of Seville, La Danza, L’Italiana in Algeri.

The Museum will be open from 18.00 to allow guests an opportunity to see the current exhibition, “The Romantic Age” and enjoy light refreshments in the Orangery.

Tickets are £15.00 (plus booking fee) and include entry to the Museum plus light refreshments before the performance. The concert is scheduled to start promptly at 19:00.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£15.00 plus booking fee

Website

https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/events/in-celebration-rossini-at-the-fan-museum

Getting there

We are a short walk from the Greenwich overground / DLR station and the Greenwich, Cutty Sark DLR station. The museum is located on Crooms Hill, almost opposite the Greenwich Theatre.

By Rail:
South East: (4 services an hour):
London Bridge and Cannon Street to Greenwich Station

Docklands Light Railway:
From Bank and Tower Gateway every 10 minutes to Cutty Sark Maritime Greenwich

By Rail from the continent:
Eurostar (alight Ebbsfleet)
By River: From Charing Cross, Westminster & Tower Piers (30 minute journey)
By Bus: Nos. 177, 180, 188, 199, 286 & 386

The Fan Museum
12 Crooms Hill
Greenwich
London
Greater London
SE10 8ER
England

Website

E-mail

Camilla Hiscock

c.hiscock@thefanmuseum.org.uk

Telephone

020 8305 1441

Fax

020 8293 1889

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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