The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College
Important Information
Opening Times:

10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Please note the Painted Hall will be closing early on the following dates:
• Friday 5 November closing early at 3pm (last entry 2.30pm)
• Saturday 4th December 2021 closing early at 3.30pm (last entry 3pm) and also opening later at 12.30 pm
• Sunday 12th December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)
• Friday 17th December closing early at 3pm (last entry 2.30pm)
• Saturday 18th December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)
• Sunday 19th December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)
• Tuesday 21st December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)
• Wednesday 22nd December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)
• Thursday 23rd December 2021 closing early at 2pm (last entry 1.30 pm)

Please note the Painted Hall will be opening later on the following dates:
• Saturday 4th December 2021 opening later at 12.30 pm and also closing early at 3.30pm.
• Tuesday 7th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.
• Wednesday 8th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.
• Thursday 9th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.
• Friday 10th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.
• Tuesday 14th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.
• Wednesday 15th December 2021 opening later at 12pm.

Please note the Chapel will be closed on the following dates and times:
• The Chapel will be closed to the public from Monday 25 October – Friday 29 October for University of Greenwich graduations.

Please note the Painted Hall will be fully closed on the following dates:
• Monday 15th of November to and including Friday 19th of November.
• Saturday 11th December 2021
• Friday 24th to 26th Sunday December 2021

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Have the opportunity of a lifetime in the Old Royal Naval College’s Painted Hall that is famously dubbed ‘the Sistine Chapel of Britain’. Known for its mesmerising painted ceilings with one of the most iconic representations of Baroque styles in Europe, it is an absolute must-visit for Londoners and tourists alike.

his sensational tour shows paintings that represent the accessions to the throne of William III, Mary II and George I as well as the United Kingdom’s historic successes during the 18th century. With over 200 figures represented, there is much to see and discover as you explore one of country’s most breath-taking buildings.

With audio commentary throughout, you’ll get to hear of Sir Christopher Wren’s famous work as well as having the opportunity to drop in on talks about the Painted Hall. Explore one of the many fascinating exhibits and get hands on experience with the treasure chests filled with sensational historic objects.

Your ticket also includes entry to the new Sackler Gallery where you can learn how Thornhill created the Painted Hall and come face to face with many of the gods and heroes represented on this world-famous ceiling!

Housed in the iconic building of the Old Royal Naval College, the Painted Hall is an unmissable visit and for a limited time only, the ceilings tour provides you with the best possible views of some of the greatest artwork the capital has to offer. Don’t miss out!

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College
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