Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close.  

Take an hour long ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century. This tour is delivered by an expert tour guide with British Sign Language interpretation provided by Sula Gleeson. 

Part of Open House weekend. 

This tour is free but spaces are limited and must be booked in advance.

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 10:45. Click here for a map and information on how to get to the site.

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome. 

If you require any other support please contact us: [email protected], 020 8269 4799.