The museum celebrates its 25th anniversary with an exhibitions of highlights from its collection.

Handpicked by the museum's curators, the fans on display in this celebratory show demonstrate the rich holdings of the site in Greenwich. Drawn from across the world, English examples illustrating scenes of Ranelagh Gardens and Covent Garden piazza are shown alongside Chinese ceremonial fans richly carved from lacquer and sprinkled gold designs from Japan.

These are joined by highly-decorated examples painted with mythological subjects, elaborate rococo confections and feather fans made from the plumes of ostriches and birds of paradise.

The Fan Museum

12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London, Greater London, SE10 8ER

020 8305 1441


Opening times

Tue – Sat, 11am – 5pm Sun, 12 – 5pm

Free entry with National Art Pass

Free exhibitions with National Art Pass

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