• The Painted Hall in Greenwich


The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College  With Thamesjet

Combine a trip to The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College with a speedboat ride on the River Thames.

Discover one of London’s hidden gems, the magnificent Painted Hall, in the heart of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage site. Known as ‘Britain’s Sistine Chapel’,
Sir James Thornhill’s magnificent Painted Hall is an epic baroque masterpiece.

Hear the intriguing history of this iconic site and walk in the footsteps of Tudor monarchs.
View the foundations of the former Greenwich Palace, birthplace of the notorious King Henry VIII as part of your Painted Hall tour.

Your ticket includes:

  • ​Thamesjet  50 minutes RUSH adventure

  • Entrance to the The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

  • Attraction tickets are untimed which gives you extra flexibility over arrangements

  • You do not have to go on the cruise and visit the attraction on the same day, but you can if you want​

Book your package:
Please call our reservation team on 020 77 400 400

Package details

Opening Times & General Information

Thamesjet - General Information

  • Thamesjet departs from Westminster Pier. Please check booking widget for sailing times.  

  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult

  • For safety reasons, the minimum height requirement to travel on Thamesjet is 1.35 metres (4 ft. 5in.). 

  • Life jackets and waterproof clothing will be provided for your Thamesjet

  • Everything you need to know for your Thamesjet Experience and your safety click here.


​The Painted Hall - Opening Times

The Painted Hall opens daily from 10am – 5pm. Last admission 4.30pm. Closed 24-26 December. 

Please check the opening times prior to arrival.

These times are a general guide only and times may vary depending on seasonality and special events. 


Enjoy your trip to Greenwich by rail or river, it takes no time at all. We're just 8 minutes from central London by rail, 20 minutes by DLR, or make the journey part of the fun and arrive by boat. 

For Greenwich town centre, the nearest stations are:

Cutty Sark DLR
Greenwich rail station and Maze Hill rail station
Greenwich Pier

Ticket Prices - The Painted Hall & Thamesjet

Online Price
Adult (17+)
Child (16 & under)

Painted Ceiling ticket is valid for single entry use within 72 hours of issue date.

All children aged 15 years and below must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Please note:
You will receive an e-ticket for your Thamesjet BUT your attraction ticket/s can be collected when you check in or on the day of your Thamesjet from our waiting room at boarding point F - Westminster Pier.

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