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

After his death at the Battle of Trafalgar, Britain's greatest maritime hero, Lord Horatio Nelson, was given an elaborate lying-in-state in the Painted Hall.Read more


The classical buildings that make up the Old Royal Naval College today - including the iconic twin domes - were built for purpose as the Royal Hospital for Seamen, and date back to the 17th century.Read more