Fan Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 12noon-5pm | Closed Mon (except Bank Hols) & 25 Dec
 
PRICES
£4 (Adults), £3 (Concs), Free (Under 7s) | Free for Senior Citizens & disabled people on Tues from 2pm (except for groups)
 

Nearby

 
 

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.

 

Fan Museum events

 
Seduced! Fans And The Art Of AdvertisingSeduced! Fans And The Art Of AdvertisingSeduced! Fans And The Art Of AdvertisingSeduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising presents a fascinating overview of the history of advertising fans, showing how commercial art - a dynamic, seductive art-form - emerged during the late nineteenth century to play a pivotal role in generating and sustaining a culture of consumption among the growing middle classes. Focusing on the interwar pe16th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Fan Museum, 12  Crooms Hill      SE10 8ER
Category: event
Seduced! Fans And The Art Of AdvertisingEditor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Seduced! Fans And The Art Of Advertising
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Decorative Arts
PRICING  Admission is included with entry ticket to the main museum galleries
DATES  3rd June to 28th September 2014
Seduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising presents a fascinating overview of the history of advertising fans, showing how commercial art - a dynamic, seductive art-form - emerged during the late nineteenth century to play a pivotal role in generating and sustaining a culture of consumption among the growing middle classes. Focusing on the interwar pe... More about this event
 
Seduced! Fans & The Art Of AdvertisingSeduced! Fans & The Art Of Advertising16th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Fan Museum, 12  Crooms Hill      SE10 8ER
Category: event
Ongoing
Seduced! Fans & The Art Of Advertising
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
DATES  3rd June to 28th September 2014
 

Fan Museum images

Fan Museum   

  
Fan Museum

Fan Museum  

 
Fan MuseumFan MuseumFan MuseumFan MuseumFan MuseumFan MuseumMore Images
 

Opening and closing times for Fan Museum

Today (Tuesday) Fan Museum is closed.

Monday:

Closed
 
 

Tuesday:

Closed
 
 

Wednesday:

11.00
-
17.00
 
 

Thursday:

11.00
-
17.00
 
 

Friday:

11.00
-
17.00
 
 

Saturday:

11.00
-
17.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
-
17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Fan Museum Location Map

 
 
 

Further articles featuring Fan Museum on LondonTown.com

 
Eccentric City

Fan Museum The little Fan Museum in Greenwich - the only such museum in the world - displays the lifetime's collection of Mrs Helene Alexander. More...

 
 
London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Fan Museum

Near Fan Museum
ibis London Greenwich London
ibis London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £42  42% off
30 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Fan Museum
For two centuries, maritime Greenwich was the heart of a naval empire that ruled every sea in the world. Home of the international dateline, this area ...More
 
 
 
De Vere Venues Devonport House London
De Vere Venues Devonport House
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £49  35% off
King William Walk, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
Situated on the World Heritage Site in Greenwich and steeped in naval history, Devonport House offers you the perfect way to enjoy London buzz, without the ...More
 
 
 
Novotel London Greenwich London
Novotel London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £58  33% off
173-185 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
One of the best in this popular chain, the Novotel Greenwich's lovely position at the heart of Maritime Greenwich is only half its appeal. The restaurant ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Museums nearest Fan Museum

Nearest to Fan Museum
Royal Observatory Greenwich London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Queen's House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
National Maritime Museum: Peter Harrison Planetarium London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Fan Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Fan Museum
Old Royal Naval College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Cutty Sark London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, 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
 
 
 
Greenwich London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Fan Museum

Near Fan Museum
Cool Hand Luke London
Now On
Cool Hand Luke
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
Greenwich Picturehouse, 180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
...More
 
 
 
Before I Go To Sleep (Parent And Baby Screening) London
On Soon
Before I Go To Sleep (Parent And Baby Screening)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 11am
Greenwich Picturehouse, 180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
Following an accident, 47-year-old wife Christine Lucas suffers from anterograde amnesia. She wakes each morning without any memory or who she is or how she came ...More
 
 
 
Rastamouse London
Now On
Rastamouse
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Monday 15th September 2014 - 11am
Greenwich Picturehouse, 180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Fan Museum

Near Fan Museum
Greenwich Picturehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Up the Creek London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Greenwich Playhouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Fan Museum

The best shops and markets near Fan Museum
The Cheeseboard London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Creaky Shed London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Meantime Brewing Company London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 19 minutes from Fan Museum
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Fan Museum

What are the best dining options near Fan Museum London?
Spread Eagle London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spread Eagle
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1-2 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
In spite of its name, its Victorian pub exterior and an interesting collection of Greenwich memorabilia, the Spread Eagle is not a pub, or even a ...More
 
 
 
Rivington Bar & Grill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rivington Bar & Grill
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 Road. So ...More
 
 
 
The Greenwich Union London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Fan Museum

Near Fan Museum
Four Corners London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Making Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.4 miles from Fan Museum
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ...More
 
 
 
Workers' Educational Association London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4.5 miles from Fan Museum
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Fan Museum

Fan Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Greenwich Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Brooklyn Bowl London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Paintball Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 33 minutes from Fan Museum
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Fan Museum

The best pubs near London Fan Museum.
Bar Du Musee Café London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, , SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
...More
 
 
 
The Greenwich Union London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3 minutes from Fan Museum
...More
 
 
 
The Hill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hill
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Royal Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from Fan Museum
A couple of years back, in 2005, the Barley Mow became The Hill and changed from an average local (with a dodgy clientele) to a gastropub ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Fan Museum

Fan Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Davy's Wine Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 miles from Fan Museum
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ...More
 
 
 
The Old Brewery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from Fan Museum
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ...More
 
 
 
Proud2 at The O2 London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 32 minutes from Fan Museum
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Fan Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Fan Museum.
Museum of London Docklands London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.1 miles from Fan Museum
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ...More
 
 
 
Laban London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The O2 London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
 

Also in Crooms Hill

Our recommendations in the same street as Fan Museum

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Fan Museum

 
 
Near Fan Museum All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Fan Museum

 
 
 
Seduced! Fans And The Art Of Advertising
Seduced! Fans And The Art Of Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Fan Museum

Seduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising presents a fascinating overview of the history of advertising fans, showing how commercial ...More

 
Reptember Triple Bill C (Dogs' Dialogue/Prometheus/Johan Gabriel Borkmann)
Theatre | Until 19th September 2014 

Greenwich Theatre 1 minute walk from Fan Museum

Adaptations of works by Aeschylus, Miguel de Cervantes and Henrik Ibsen, presented as solo works in a triple bill programme ...More

The Merchant Of Venice
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Greenwich Theatre 1 minute walk from Fan Museum

Sell A Door Theatre Company invigorate Shakespeare's tale of greed, justice and mercy in an exciting re-imagination of this classic....More

Contemporary: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 9th December 2014 

Greenwich Dance Agency, The Borough Hall 3 minutes walk from Fan Museum

Adult dance class....More

Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from Fan Museum

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...More

 
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from Fan Museum

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 5 minutes walk from Fan Museum

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Fan Museum

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for Fan Museum hotels, including De Vere Venues Devonport House from 85% off.