WRNS Untold Stories: The Women’s Royal Naval Service at Greenwich

Explore the history of the Wrens in Greenwich. New interviews and research offer a rare female perspective into the fascinating history of the Old Royal Naval College. Read more

BSL Interpreted Painted Hall Ceiling Tour

Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling on this British Sign Language-interpreted tour.Read more

Art Attack

Get creative this summer in the stunning surroundings of the Painted Hall. Pick up one of our free art packs and develop your drawing skills whilst uncovering the many hidden symbols and Greek myths in the Painted Hall.Read more

Croquet and Boules in the Grand Square

Join us in the Grand Square for the most English of sports in this highly popular summer event.Read more

Painted Hall Detectives - decode the symbols!

Use your powers of deduction to unlock the secrets of the characters that feature in the Painted Hall. Working together, try out our new trail and create your own family portrait inspired by the dramatic and colourful west wall. Read more

Sea Explorers

Step into the shoes of the sailors who used to live here in our new sensory backpack. Designed in collaboration with artist Abigail Hirsch, the backpack uses sound, touch and smell to explore life at sea. Travel back in time and awaken all your senses in this hands-on activity. Read more

Kings, Queens and Mythical Creatures

Plunge into the world of kings, queens, explorers and mythical heroes in this interactive handling session. Using props you can touch and try on, uncover the stories depicted in the Painted Hall and have a go at developing your own adventure story as a family. Read more

Dome Experience

A chance for Old Royal Naval College Patrons to ascend the Chapel dome.Read more

Open House London

Explore areas of the Old Royal Naval College not usually open to the public and join us for a free talk and tour. Read more

Architecture and Conservation in Conversation

An evening of insightful talks and discussion for Old Royal Naval College Patrons, held at the beautiful Art Worker's Guild in central London.Read more