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Painted Hall Ceiling Tours

Book now to ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of London’s largest painted ceiling.


Author: Andrew Thompson


Designed by James "Athenian" Stuart, the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is one of the finest eighteenth century interiors in the UK and regularly holds services and music concerts.

Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College is the best place to begin your trip to Greenwich. With fun activities for all ages you can explore more than 500 years of Greenwich's history through interactive displays, historical artefacts, costumes and more!


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  • British Sign Language Painted Hall Ceiling Tour with Deaf Guide John Wilson

    Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling, delivered in BSL with voiceover interpretation. Read more

  • Chapel Choir Summer Concert

    The Chapel Choir Summer Concert Read more

  • Greenwich: A Painter's Perspective

    Rob Pointon, artist-in-residence at the Old Royal Naval College for the last 18 months, presents a new exhibition showcasing his latest work. Read more


  • Last 100 Days of the Painted Hall Ceiling Tours

    This weekend marks the start of the last 100 days of the Painted Hall Ceiling Tours. We are now counting down until the 30th September when the conservation work finishes, the scaffolding is removed, and our acclaimed Ceiling Tours will come to an end. Read more

  • Visitor Experience Shortlist Announcement

    We are delighted to announce the Old Royal Naval College’s third shortlist of the year, this time to our incredible Visitor Experience team for the Accessible Visitor Experience of the Year award with the Visitor Experience Forum. Read more

  • Shortlist announced for New London Awards

    The Old Royal Naval College has been shortlisted for the New London Awards 2018, for our innovative Painted Hall project. Read more