Major archaeological finds at Greenwich uncover lost Royal palace

The team working on the major development of the Painted Hall in Greenwich have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, notable as the birthplace of Henry VIII and of his daughters Mary and Elizabeth I.Read more

Under 18s go free

For a limited time, 6–17 year olds can experience London’s largest painted ceiling for free.Read more

News from our Chief Executive

Brendan McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Old Royal Naval College, has announced that he will be retiring in the autumn.Read more

Painted Hall Ceiling Tour Tickets now on sale

Tickets for Painted Hall Ceiling Tours are now on sale online.Read more

Old Royal Naval College earns Investing in Volunteers standard

The Old Royal Naval College has been awarded the Investing in Volunteers standard.Read more

Work begins on Painted Hall Project

The Old Royal Naval College has begun its landmark conservation project on the Painted Hall and Undercroft.Read more

Public generosity helps Old Royal Naval College raise £1m

We have successfully raised £1m for our Future Fund thanks to overwhelming public support.Read more

Old Royal Naval College awarded £3.2M National Lottery grant

Major donations, grants and gifts will enable the Old Royal Naval College to begin landmark conservation work on the Painted Hall.Read more

Nelson Pediment Repairs

Scaffolding has been erected in order to assess the current condition of the frieze.Read more

Conservation trials in the Painted Hall

Our specialist conservators Stephen Paine and Sophie Stewart have been undertaking trials in the Painted Hall.Read more