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
Support us today by joining our ORNC Angels membership scheme and enjoy some exclusive benefits. Read more
Help us to conserve more of the Painted Hall and secure Sir James Thornhill’s wonderful works of art for both present and future generations. 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.
Spread the Valentine's love and join our fun family drop-in activities! Read more
Fall in love with the ORNC this Valentine's day and listen to one of our free talks. Read more
Listen to our Volunteer Explainers as they tell the fascinating story of Queen Mary I, who was born at Greenwich Palace 500 years ago! Talks take place every 20 minutes. Read more
There's more to love at the ORNC this Valentine's Day with our free talks! Read more
Stuck for ideas on how to entertain the kids over half term? Join us for some creative family fun and fall in love with our rich history! Read more
Last weekend the BBC took over the ORNC and the Painted Hall to film popular antiques series Flog It! Read more