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Join us for a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of what’s been called “the most popular filming location in the world.” (Empire magazine).

From a starring role as Buckingham Palace in The Crown to 19th Century revolutionary Paris in Les Misérables, the Old Royal Naval College has provided the setting for some of the most memorable scenes in major international film and TV productions On this tour you will be guided through over 60 years of filming, both outside on our iconic riverside grounds and inside the magnificent Painted Hall. Learn tricks of the trade, how the magic is made and some intriguing ‘behind the scenes’ tales.

Come for a tour and find out:

The exact spot where Buckingham Palace was recreated for The Crown (2016 – present)

Who saved the world when in 2013 The Old Royal Naval College hosted a crashed spacecraft in a climactic battle scene

Which handsome couple waltzed the night away in the iconic scene from Indiscreet, filmed in the Painted Hall in 1958

The antics of Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011) and Emma Stone as Cruella in Disney’s 2021 delve into the villainess’ backstory

Where it was in the Painted Hall that Nigel Hawthorne became King George in The Madness of King George (1994) watched over by his forebear George I, depicted in the famous painting

Schedule:

1st April 2023 until 28th August 2023: Monday, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays 12.30 & 14.30 From 29th of August 2023 until 31st March 2023: Saturday and Sundays 12.30 & 14.30

Venue Location:

Location: The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London SE10 9NN Please check in at the Visitor Centre at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour. Your tour ticket includes entry to The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College. Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm) Planned closures: Painted Hall at The Old Royal Naval College will be closing early at 3.30pm on the following dates: 29/07/2023 05/08/2023 02/09/2023 16/09/2023 23/09/2023 29/09/2023 07/10/2023 21/10/2023 18/11/2023 02/12/2023 Painted Hall at The Old Royal Naval College will be closing early at 4.00pm on the following dates: 03/06/2023

Please note

*Skittle Alley entry is subject to opening, please check on arrival Tours are recommend for ages 5+.

Highlights

Join us for a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of what’s been called “the most popular filming location in the world.” (Empire magazine)..
Be guided through over 60 years of filming at the Old Royal Naval College both outisde on our iconic riverside grounds and inside the magnificent Painted Hall. .
This tour gives you a fascinating look behind-the-scenes of the setting for hundreds of blockbuster films and TV series including Pirates of the Caribbean, Les Misérables, The Crown and Poldark. .

Inclusions

Blockbuster Film Tour tickets include entry to the Painted Hall, the Nelson Room, the Chapel, the Victorian Skittle Alley* and multimedia guides along with other talks and tours.
Film tours last 60 minutes.
Tours are recommend for ages 5+.

Exclusions

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