Opening times

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN T: 020 8269 4799

The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) in Greenwich is open daily. Admission to the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre, Painted Hall and Chapel is free of charge. Donations are welcome. Please check temporary closure dates before your visit.

Opening Times

The grounds 08.00 – 18.00
Cutty Sark Gate 08.00 – 23.00 Mon to Sat
  08.00 – 22.30 Sun
Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre 10.00 – 17.00
Painted Hall 10.00 – 17.00 (19.00, 6- 7 Sep)
Chapel 10.00 – 17.00 (19.00, 6- 7 Sep)
  Sun 11.30 public worship, 12.30 visitors

The Painted Hall, Chapel and Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre will be closed 24 - 26 December.

Temporary Closures

Please note that the Painted Hall and/or Chapel may occasionally be closed at short notice for private functions or maintenance.

Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre

Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre will be closed all day on Thu 8 and Fri 9 Jan for maintenance works

The Painted Hall

The Painted Hall will close early at 16.00 on Sat 27 Dec, and at 14.00 on Saturday 3 Jan for a private event.

The ORNC will be making improvements to the Painted Hall Jan - Apr 2015. There will be some noise disruption and restricted access to parts of the Hall during this time. However we will endeavour to keep the Painted Hall open to visitors as much as possible with the exception of:

  • Wed 28 Jan when the Painted Hall will close at 16:00
  • Thu 29 Jan when the Painted Hall will open at 12:00

Please note that the Nelson Room within the Painted Hall will be closed for building maintenance from Mon 5 Jan 2015

The Chapel

The Chapel will close early at 16.00 on Sun 14 Dec for the Chapel Carol Service set up

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