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Group and Coach Visits

The magnificent Painted Hall is only one of the many reasons to bring your group to this Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover 600 years of extraordinary history, told expertly by our award-winning guides.

Whether your group is here for just a one-hour tour, a full day itinerary or somewhere in between, we can plan a programme just for you. We recommend that you allow a minimum of 1.5–2 hours for your visit.

Group Benefits

  • Discounted group rates
  • Free group leader and coach driver
  • Free onsite coach parking
  • Box office team member to help you plan your visit
  • Option of self-guided or private tour
  • Expert guides with broadcast technology available to ensure everyone can hear
  • Accessible site with lift access available
  • Group catering options available



  • Painted Hall – Audio guide available in seven languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and British Sign Language), or the option to book a private tour for your group. Groups can pay a premium to book exclusive group access before 10am or after 5pm.
  • Visitor Centre – On a private tour, our expert guides will highlight some of the key artefacts, intriguing objects, and historical costumes that delve into 2,000 years of history connected to this remarkable location.
  • Skittle Alley – Your group can try their hand at our Victorian bowling. Open daily from 12-3pm, different times available by appointment only for groups.

Choice of Tours and Bespoke Offerings

Groups are welcome to join our daily schedule of public tours, including our 600 Years of History Tour or our Blockbuster Film Tour, as well as Painted Hall talks. Access to tours is subject to availability.

We recommend that groups book a private tour with one of our award-winning expert guides, at a time of the group’s choosing to guarantee availability. These are priced at £5 per person based on a minimum of 10 people.

Private tours benefit from the option of including whispering guide technology to ensure that all guests can hear clearly.

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Catering packages

We have a range of delicious catering options available for groups. Food and drink are served in our elegant Undercroft Café, situated beneath the Painted Hall, or in our on-site pub and restaurant The Old Brewery. Click here to download the sample groups menu.

Pre-booked groups can select from a range of catering options, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, drinks and canapés. Private dining is also available in one of the exclusive event spaces.

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Greenwich gin bottles and mixers set up for a workshop.

Gin Tasting

Learn about the story of Greenwich Gin and its connection to maritime exploration. Sample various award-winning gins as you’re guided through a range of botanicals and flavour profiles. Available on Fridays and Saturdays only.

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Fun with Watercolour

Create your own watercolour artwork to take home as a keepsake of your day. A professional artist will be there to provide step by step guidance and help you complete your artwork. Package includes entry to the Painted Hall, private tour and a two-course lunch.

Suitable for all abilities.

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Image credits: Heather Victoria Design

Christmas Concerts

Enjoy a festive concert in the Chapel delivered by the award-winning Trinity Laban Choir, with a chance to join in and sign along to some of your favourites. Visit includes entry to Luke Jerram’s Mars in the Painted Hall and the Visitor Centre.

Dates: 2, 9 & 16 December 2024 and 1, 8 & 15 December 2025

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International Student Groups

We welcome international student group visits, either as optional excursions or as part of a programme. Let us know of any language request at the time of booking as our guides can speak many languages. Moreover, our audio guide for the Painted Hall is also available in 7 languages.

For ad-hoc groups email:

For volume enquiries email:

Coach Operators

We are the only tourist attraction in Maritime Greenwich that has coach parking on-site.

Alongside booking your tickets, please pre-book your coach parking by completing the online coach booking form.

Please note: Confirmed numbers and payment are requested 3 weeks prior to visit date.