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.

Reception and key stage 1

Browse our range of free workshops and self-guided trails for reception and Key Stage 1

We run a series of hands-on cross-curricular workshops for Early Years and Primary Schools inspired by the art, history and architecture of the Old Royal Naval College.

All our schools workshops are free.

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For more information please see our Educational Visits: FAQs page or call the Learning Team on 020 8269 4725.

Tactile tales


This fun and engaging multi-sensory session uses our very special tactile rug to engage young children with a story involving characters from the Painted Hall.

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Pattern and Shape

Key stage 1 and 2

This interactive session explores the maths behind the stunning architecture and decorative work of the Chapel.

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Impossible creatures

Key stage 1 and 2

Discover the classical monsters that feature in the Painted Hall through storytelling and role play.

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