Painted Hall Ceiling Tour – Fully booked

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Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close. Take an hour long audio-described ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century.

The tour is delivered by an expert Tour Guide and includes a series of tactile objects.

Tickets are £5.00 and admit a blind or partially sighted visitor with a companion.

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 11.15am. The closest station is Cutty Sark DLR. If you would like to be met at the station please contact Matilde Martinetti,, 020 8269 4723.

A map to get to the site is available.

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome: do let us know when booking a tour if you will be accompanied by one of these.

Lift access is available but must be pre-booked.

If you require any other support, or have other access requirements that you would like to let us know about then please contact Matilde.

Image caption: view of Painted Hall observation deck with elaborately decorated ceiling


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