Situated in Greenwich, the Old Royal Naval College is one of the most popular free-to-visit attractions in the country and the home of the Painted Hall. Read more
This Halloween delve into regions dark and unexplored beneath the Old Royal Naval College. Read more
A revealing exhibition examining Sir James Thornhill’s preparatory sketches for the Painted Hall Read more
Over 2 years, a team of conservators will work on 3,400 square metres of painted surface, bringing new life and vibrancy to paintings obscured by decades of deterioration. Read more
Discover historic splendour and spectacle
Designed by James "Athenian" Stuart, the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is one of the finest eighteenth century interiors in the UK and regularly holds services and music concerts.
The Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College is free to visit and is the starting point for millions of visitors to the ORNC and Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.
The grounds of the Old Royal Naval College offer stunning architecture and some of the best views in London.
Anya Matthews, Research Curator at the Old Royal Naval College, discusses our new exhibition 'A Great and Noble Design', the life of Sir James Thornhill, and the exhibition's relevance to the Painted Hall Project. Read more
The three-hundred-year life of the Painted Hall is one of continual conservation. Read more
A notorious game of pensioners with one arm vs pensioners with one leg took place in 1796, Read more