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Discover the UK’s Sistine Chapel: the Painted Hall at Greenwich’s Old Royal Naval College, an epic 18th-century masterpiece now reopen following an £8.5-million makeover.


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How To Get Here

We are located on the riverside of Greenwich and can be accessed via TFL Riverboat services. We are less than five minutes from the Cutty Sark for Martime Greenwich DLR, and 10 minutes from Greenwich Station


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History of the Painted Hall

The Painted Hall is the largest painted interior in Europe and the centrepiece of the World Heritage Site in Greenwich.


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  • Boundless Skies

    As part of the reopening celebration around the Painted Hall we hosted an event entitled Boundless Skies. Read more

  • Open Air Cinema at the Old Royal Naval College

    The Old Royal Naval College is delighted to announce its first ever series of Open Air Cinema in partnership with Luna Cinema, the UK’s leading producer of open-air cinema events. Read more

  • Painted Hall reopens after two-year conservation project

    The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich reopened on 23 March 2019, after a two-year National Lottery Funded conservation project. To commemorate the reopening, members of the Greenwich, Deptford and Rotherhithe Sea Cadets performed a ceremonial parade in the grounds and cut the ribbon, and members of the ORNC Trinity Laban Chapel Choir sang in the Painted Hall Read more