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Private Tours

Private tours are priced at £5 per person in addition to the group ticket price, based on a minimum of 10 people, with up to a maximum of 25 people per guide.

If you are looking for something more exclusive for your group, then we would be happy to create a bespoke offering, such as pre-opening or evening access to the Painted Hall with one of our expert guides. Themed content tours can also be arranged on request.

Please note: Larger groups will be split into smaller groups of 10-25 per guide.

All of the private tours listed below last approximately an hour.

600 Years of History

Find out more about the history and architecture of the site. The tour covers a period starting from its early years as a Tudor Palace where King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I were born; to its time as the Royal Hospital for Seamen; to the masterpiece you see today built by Sir Christopher Wren.

Blockbuster Film Tours

The Old Royal Naval College has provided the setting for some of the most memorable scenes in major film and TV productions. On this tour you will be taken through over 90 years of filming history both outside on the iconic riverside grounds and inside the magnificent Painted Hall and Chapel. Plus hear intriguing behind-the-scenes tales that will leave you amazed.

Wren Tours

To commemorate the tercentenary of the death of Sir Christopher Wren, a special tour has been devised looking at the crucial contributions he made to this site.

Queen Visits image of Queen Elizabeth II at Old Royal Naval College

Royal Tours

Discover the royal connections with the site over the last 600 years from the Tudors to Charles III’s visits.

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Painted Hall

A cast of over 200 fascinating characters is assembled on the ceiling and walls of the Painted Hall. Join one of our experts for a 30-minute talk explaining the history and stories behind the painting.