The Painted Hall
Known as Britain’s Sistine Chapel, the Painted Hall is a spectacular 18th century masterpiece of baroque art.
Discover one of London’s hidden gems, the magnificent Painted Hall, in the heart of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage site. Known as ‘Britain’s Sistine Chapel’, Sir James Thornhill’s magnificent Painted Hall is an epic baroque masterpiece.
Hear the intriguing history of this iconic site and walk in the footsteps of Tudor monarchs. View the foundations of the former Greenwich Palace, birthplace of the notorious King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, plus the room where Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson lay in state after the Battle of Trafalgar, all part of your Painted Hall visit.
Explore Sir Christopher Wren’s stunning buildings and wander the extensive riverside grounds (open 8am-11pm daily).
Painted Hall tickets include entry to the Chapel and the Skittle Alley where you can try your hand at Victorian bowling. Multimedia guides, talks and tours also included.
One free place after 30 paying passengers.
Groups 10+ £27.50pp
12:30 Two course lunch with tea/coffee
14:00 Entry to the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College*
Free time to explore or depart for home
*To ensure smooth entry, large groups will be spilt into smaller groups with entry approximately 10 minutes apart