Behind the Scenes: The Chapel Dome

The forgotten spaces within the dome of the Old Royal Naval College Chapel offer an intriguing cross-section of the site’s history. Explore behind the scenes with Tom Ryley, our communications officer.Read more

Crabs spotted in the Chapel

The chapel is filled with a host of intricate naval details. Interpretation assistant Matilde Martinetti unearths some of these details and their artistic meaning.Read more

The Painted Hall in Pictures: January

After a break for Christmas, work has rocketed ahead in the lower hall.Read more

Fog in Greenwich

London’s fog is legendary, and as the temperature drops, this is one of the best times of the year to come and see it.Read more

Our 5 top blogs of 2016

Filming on site, dark age kidnappings and one-limbed cricket - here are our most-read blog posts of 2016.Read more

Jousting at Greenwich: 6 things you probably didn’t know

Jousting is often thought of as a medieval phenomenon – but it truly reached its peak in the era of the Tudors, in the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Read on for 6 things you probably didn’t know about jousting!Read more

Revealing the mysterious early life of the Painted Hall

Conservation Director Will Palin discusses the early life of the Painted Hall - revealed by new discoveries.Read more

The Painted Hall in Pictures: November

Our favourite photos of the Painted Hall Project from the last month.Read more

4 Christopher Wren masterpieces that inspired the ORNC

The Old Royal Naval College was one of Sir Christopher Wren’s final designs, and drew from work made across the architect's life. We look at four of his best and how they inspired the ORNC.Read more

Nelson's Lying-in-State in the Painted Hall

The Painted Hall is a great symbol of Britain's proud maritime past - so it was only fitting that it should become the resting place of Britain's greatest maritime hero, Lord Horatio Nelson. Nelson's lying-in-state was an occasion of great importance in the history of the Painted Hall - and indeed of London.Read more