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Tickets for Old Royal Naval College: The Painted Hall

Marvel at the jewel of Greenwich and its spectacular baroque interior

Old Royal Naval College: The Painte
Open Today 10:00 - 17:00

Operated by: The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College

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Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
Audio guide: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible

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What's included

General admission to the Painted Hall
Multimedia guides in 7 languages (please bring your own headphones for hygienic reasons)
Entrance to other parts of the Old Royal Navy College
  • Marvel at the exceptional Painted Hall, the jewel of Greenwich's Old Royal Naval College
  • Use an interactive guide to learn the history of Sir James Thornhill's masterpiece and meet its gods and heroes
  • Search the Hall's treasure chest to wield King Louis XIV's broken sword and wear King William's cloak

It's not often you get to visit the birthplace of an English king, let alone world-famous husband Henry VIII, but the stunning walls and ceiling inside the Old Royal Naval College are actually a much bigger draw than Old Coppernose.

After extensive renovation, the Painted Hall goes some way to justifying its billing as the Sistine Chapel of the UK. Enjoy an interactive guide to the Hall, get hands on with objects inspired by its history, plus gain access to the fascinating Sackler Gallery.

Interactive guides allow you to experience the unique history of the Painted Hall and the intriguing stories within the Sackler Gallery, where you'll discover how Sir James Thornhill created the now world-famous Hall, and meet the many characters, including gods and heroes, depicted on the ceiling.

It's a fun-for-all experience, and you're encouraged to interact with the replica artifacts on display. Throw on King William's cloak, brave a staring contest with the Medusa on Athena's shield and knight your friends with King Louis XIV's broken sword.

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Timed entries are a recommendation, your ticket is valid for entrance anytime during standard opening hours
Old Royal Naval College: The Painte
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 15:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Old Royal Naval College
King William Walk, East Greenwich, SE10 9NN, London
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  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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