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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


  • The Hong Kong Children's Choir

    Visit the ORNC Chapel for a free musical performance from the Hong Kong Children's Choir. Read more

  • Painted Hall by Numbers

    We've completed Europe's biggest 'paint by numbers'. Read more

  • ORNC Angels Event: Croquet and Boules

    ORNC Angels are invited to join us this summer for an exclusive game of Croquet and Boules on the ORNC lawns! Friends and family are very welcome and equipment (and rules!) will be provided. Tickets include a glass of prosecco or soft drink. Read more