What to see

Discover historic splendour and spectacle

Chapel

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 the best place to begin your trip to Greenwich. With fun activities for all ages you can explore more than 500 years of Greenwich's history through interactive displays, historical artefacts, costumes and more!

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Author: Emma Van Allan

Grounds and Gardens

The grounds of the Old Royal Naval College offer stunning architecture and some of the best views in London.

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Author: Andrew Thompson

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Events

  • Behind the scenes in the Chapel

    Join us for a free tour of one of Europe’s finest neo-classical interiors - including areas not usually accessible to the public. Read more

  • Tactile Tales

    Join us for storytelling that engages all the senses! Encounter kings, queens, sailors and monsters through song, art and role play. Read more

  • A Great and Noble Design: Sir James Thornhill’s Painted Hall

    A revealing exhibition examining Sir James Thornhill’s preparatory sketches for the Painted Hall Read more

Blog

  • Filming The Crown at the ORNC

    We take a look at some of the scenes from major Netflix series The Crown, filmed at the Old Royal Naval College. Read more

  • Blowing in the Wind: Conserving the Vestibule Dome

    With the snow falling on Greenwich it is somehow appropriate that our conservators are now working on a group of figures representing the four winds. Read more

  • Fog in Greenwich

    London’s fog is legendary, and as the temperature drops, this is one of the best times of the year to come and see it. Read more

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