Temporary Closure

Following Government advice in response to the COVID-19 situation, our site is temporarily closed until further notice.

We are continually monitoring developments and advice from the government and Public Health England, so please check our website for further updates. We'll be sharing some of our heritage and stories of the site on our digital channels, so whilst our gates are shut, there is still access to the Old Royal Naval College.

Our Vision

We aim to inspire and engage the public in heritage and creativity and conserve and protect this historic site for the nation

Our charitable aims

To inspire and engage the public in heritage and creativity and conserve and protect this historic site for the nation.

Our vision

To build an extraordinary cultural destination revealing the site’s 500 years of history from Tudor Palace to Royal Hospital; from Royal Hospital to Royal Naval College and beyond to today’s iconic riverside buildings, grounds and campus.

Our mission

To inspire local pride and world-wide acclaim – a place which creates rich and memorable experiences.

Our values

  • We are bold. We’re proud of what we have and confident to shout about it. We’re adventurous and build rich partnerships for everyone’s benefit.
  • We are embracing. We’re warm and approachable, welcoming diverse people and ideas, and creating a positive, nurturing environment.
  • We are resourceful. We’re flexible in our approach, resilient and responsive to new opportunities.
  • We are imaginative. We are inspired to create new ways of working to deepen our impact. We make inventive use of resources and relationships as we build a cultural destination.