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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.


Author: Nicole Trengove

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 Maritime Greenwich DLR, and 10 minutes from Greenwich Station


Author: Nicole Trengove

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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  • Open House 2019

    London’s largest architecture festival – Old Royal Naval College joins Open House for a weekend of free public access (excluding Painted Hall) and tours of some of the most awe-inspiring and hidden architectural spaces of the 17th Century and Tudor period. Read more

  • Opera Prelude: Music and Majesty

    A spectacular evening celebrating the restoration of one of the finest baroque interiors in Europe Read more

  • London Design Festival: Greenwich artists and makers

    London Design Festival returns to the capital for its 17th year this September and we’re proud to be joining this inspiring programme for the first time. Read more