What to see

Discover historic splendour and spectacle

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


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.

Visitor Centre

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.


Author: Emma Van Allan


  • Greenwich Music Time 2016

    Greenwich Music Time is a six day series of concerts, situated outdoors, in the magnificent surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC), over looking the Thames, lit by the big city lights of Canary Wharf. Read more

  • Hidden London

    An exhibition of photographs by students from Greenwich Community College focusing on London's hidden spaces. Read more

  • Proms at The Chapel

    For this first ‘Proms at …’ matinee, the BBC Singers and David Hill will be hosted in the stunning Old Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, for what the composer called ‘the last mortal sin of my old age’. Read more