The Fan Museum

The Fan Museum

The worlds one and only fan museum.

Location: 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, SE10 8ER

Description: The Fan Museum, opened in 1991, is the only museum devoted entirely to the history, culture and craft of the fan.

Situated in a pair of 1721 beautifully restored Grade II* Listed early Georgian period townhouses in Greenwich.

The collection includes more than 5000 fans and spans more than 1000 years of intricate fan artisty from across Europe and the Far East.

The oldest fan in the collection dates from the 11th century exhibits include a fan with a built-in ear trumpet and one with a repair kit built into the design.

Fan-making classes are also held at the Fan Museum.

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The Fan Museum

The worlds one and only fan museum.

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