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12 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER
 
 
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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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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  36% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 11 minutes from Fan Museum
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  38% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 23 minutes from Fan Museum
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
South Quay, E14 | 30 minutes from Fan Museum
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. ... More
 
 
 
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National Maritime Museum: Peter Harrison Planetarium
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
The £15 million Peter Harrison Planetarium opened in 2007, a beautiful cone-shaped addition to the Royal Observatory designed by architects Allies and Morrison. This 120-seat, state-of-the-art ... More
 
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
King William Walk, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 6 minutes from Fan Museum
The restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 6 minutes from Fan Museum
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
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The Blackout
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 25th April 2019 - 7.30pm-11pm
Fan Museum, 302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
MC Johnny Cochrane hosts a quick-fire competition in which 15 stand-ups battle it out in five-minute slots....More
 
 
 
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Easter 2019
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Apr 2019 - 2pm
Fan Museum, 51 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
It's the Easter holidays, and there's plenty to keep little ones busy as bees in our children's section! Including special story times, egg hunts, designing a ...More
 
 
 
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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th October 2018 to 5th May 2019
Fan Museum, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of ...More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
 
 
 
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Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK's best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 6 minutes from Fan Museum
The Greenwich Playhouse is one of the most modern theatres in the London area. It's certainly not the biggest - it has seating capacity for 84 ... More
 
 
 
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
Greenwich boasts a number of glorious markets offering a variety of traditional, hand-crafted goods, antiques, clothing and food stalls. The craft market is held at ... More
 
 
 
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Rivington Bar & Grill, Greenwich
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
178 Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, 2812, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
First we had the Rivington Bar & Grill in Shoreditch now comes the Rivington Greenwich, part of the Greenwich Picturehouse building on Greenwich High ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
17-19 Nelson Road, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
Grind brings its mix of music, design, coffee, food and cocktails outside of Zone 1 for the first time and it's the biggest Grind to date. ... More
 
 
 
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.9 miles from Fan Museum
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4.2 miles from Fan Museum
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 8 minutes from Fan Museum
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 7 minutes from Fan Museum
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 30 minutes from Fan Museum
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 32 minutes from Fan Museum
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
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56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 24 minutes from Fan Museum
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 32 minutes from Fan Museum
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 11 minutes from Fan Museum
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 32 minutes from Fan Museum
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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