One of the most popular free-to-visit attractions in the country and the home of the Painted Hall. Read more
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’. Read more
We've completed Europe's biggest 'paint by numbers'. Read more
Architectural masterpiece and home of the breathtaking 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’.
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.
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.
Meet the creator of the amazing interior of the Painted Hall and hear about his influences, his techniques and his rivals and just why it took 19 years to complete his masterpiece.
Join Joe Brown and find out about life as a Greenwich Pensioner including what the sailors ate and drank, punishments for breaking Hospital rules and stories of the Battle of Trafalgar.
Hear tales from Samuel Pepys, the great diarist of the 17th century, including his associations with the Navy, the Great Fire of London and the Great Plague. Read more
We've completed Europe's largest paint-by-numbers based on our stunning Painted Hall. Thanks to all the visitors who helped us complete the painting! Read more
The long awaited outdoor concert series, Greenwich Music Time returns to the ORNC next week and we've got tickets and a day out in Greenwich to give away! Read more
Anya Matthews, Research Curator, explores the preparatory sketches Thornhill made as he conceived the dramatic decorative scheme for the Painted Hall. Read more