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Architectural masterpiece and home of the breathtaking Painted Hall

Painted Hall

The magnificent Painted Hall is recognised as the greatest piece of decorative painting in England and has been described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’.


Author: Emma Van Allan


The Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is a neo-classical masterpiece by James ‘Athenian’ Stuart and William Newton. Featuring a Samuel Green organ and an altarpiece painted by Benjamin West, it is one of the finest eighteenth century interiors in existence.


Author: Emma Van Allan

Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre

The Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre is a free attraction and the starting point for millions of visitors to the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) and Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.


Author: Emma Van Allan


  • Greenwich Music Time 2015

    Greenwich Music time is a four day series of concerts, situated outdoor, in the magnificent surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College, over looking the Thames, lit by the big city lights of Canary Wharf. Read more

  • Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

    A day-long programme to discuss all aspects and impacts of the progressive increase of London's population. Read more

  • Family Art Week

    Be inspired by the amazing art ambience at the site of the Old Royal Naval College and try some different painting and printing techniques to create your own work to take home. Read more