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
Our grounds are open daily Mon - Sun. Find out more about public holiday opening hours and upcoming closures. Read more
Get into the festive spirit at the ORNC and join us for a glittering performance of Christmas music. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a two-course supper and glass of wine in the spectacular Painted Hall. Read more
Discover historic splendour and spectacle
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 the UK.
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.
Come along to Discover Greenwich to explore Invicta Primary School’s Pop-Up Museum, curated and designed by local school children and their teachers. Read more
2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, a vital turning point in world history. Join us for an re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo with a twist... Read more
We invited Dr Chris Ware from the University of Greenwich to talk to us about the Naval history and iconography in the Painted Hall. Read more
The magnificent flooring in the Chapel of St Peter & St Paul may pre-date to 1779, however heavy use has caused cracking in the stones. The flooring is undergoing conservation works in time for Christmas. Read more
In 2005 the first intact 'witch bottle' was unearthed in Greenwich. Find out what we discovered when we uncorked it... Read more