Fan Museum

 
 
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Tue to Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 12noon-5pm | Closed Mon (except Bank Hols) & 25 Dec
 
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£4 (Adults), £3 (Concs), Free (Under 7s) | Free for Senior Citizens & disabled people on Tues from 2pm (except for groups)
 

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Fan MuseumThis unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a beautifully restored 1721 building which provides a superb and elegant setting for the exhibits. Visitors can also explore the landscaped Japanese-style garden, a spectacular orangery with much-admired mural, and fascinating gift shop. In addition to the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions are arranged approximately every four months.

 

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Fans Of The Belle EpoqueFans Of The Belle EpoqueFans Of The Belle EpoqueThe Fan Museum unveils the very best of its late 19th and early 20th century fans for Fans Of The Belle Epoque revealing the extravagant and exquisite fans produced in Europe between 1880 and 1910. There are examples from top fan makers Duvelleroy and Kees, and Art Nouveau and exotic feather styles along with a particularly beautiful fan decorated 2015-08-30T00:00:00+01002015-09-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Fan Museum, 12  Crooms Hill      SE10 8ER
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
DATES  12th May to 2nd September 2015
The Fan Museum unveils the very best of its late 19th and early 20th century fans for Fans Of The Belle Epoque revealing the extravagant and exquisite fans produced in Europe between 1880 and 1910. There are examples from top fan makers Duvelleroy and Kees, and Art Nouveau and exotic feather styles along with a particularly beautiful fan decorated ... More about this event
 
Chinese Export FansChinese Export FansChinese Export FansThe final exhibition of 2015 at the Fan Museum is an exciting collaborative effort between the museum and Hong Kong-based author and collector Edwin Mok. Very fine Chinese export fans from both collections are shown alongside embroidered textiles and ceramics, well timed to coincide with Asian Art in London, which brings together over sixty of the 2015-09-05T00:00:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Fan Museum, 12  Crooms Hill      SE10 8ER
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
DATES  5th September to 31st December 2015
The final exhibition of 2015 at the Fan Museum is an exciting collaborative effort between the museum and Hong Kong-based author and collector Edwin Mok. Very fine Chinese export fans from both collections are shown alongside embroidered textiles and ceramics, well timed to coincide with Asian Art in London, which brings together over sixty of the ... More about this event
 
 

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Opening and closing times for Fan Museum

Today (Sunday) Fan Museum closes at 17.00

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    Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  22% off
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  22% off
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    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    178 Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, 2812, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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