Join the Old Royal Naval College for an exclusive adventure into Wren’s Dome


Join the Old Royal Naval College for an exclusive adventure into Wren’s Dome. Only six people at a time will be able to see and hear about the creation of this remarkable building from an expert guide, unravelling secrets of the space rarely open to the public.

This experience includes ascending the narrow winding stone staircase to discover its stunning architecture up close, see the inner workings of the historic turret clock above the Chapel, and find out more about those who have worked up there over the centuries. Look out across the rooftops of Greenwich and gaze all the way to the heart of central London with a breathtaking 360° view. Secret Dome Tour is not one to miss!

Duration: The Secret Dome Tour lasts 45-minutes (approximately).

Tickets includes: 
- ‘I’ve done the Dome’ gift pack
- Entry to the Painted Hall
- Access to all talks and tours including Painted Hall talks and multimedia guide, Blockbuster Film Tours and 600 Years of History Tours.
- Chocolate House Greenwich exhibition
- Access to 'Discover Greenwich' museum in the Visitor Centre

Important information to take note of before booking:
- The tour is not suitable for everyone, and you accept full responsibility for your fitness and suitability to take part.
- You must be fit enough to safely ascend and descend 125 steps without assistance within your timeslot.
- Due to the constraints of the dome, accessible tours, including step-free access are not available.
- For safety reasons, the use of walking aids (including walking sticks, wheeled walking frames, and crutches) are not permitted, and trained assistance dogs e.g. Guide Dogs are not able to go on the tour.
- If you have concerns about your ability to undertake the tour, or if you suffer from a medical condition, please consult a medical professional who can advise you before you make a booking. Medical conditions which are particularly important to consider include heart or circulation problems, claustrophobia, vertigo, respiratory disease, epilepsy or if you are pregnant.
- Children under the age of 14 are not permitted on this tour. Children between aged 14 to 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Bookings are non-refundable or changeable

NOTE: You will need to sign a waiver form for inclusion on this tour. This is due to tight, narrow spaces and uneven floors that are not suitable for all.

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Secret Dome Tour£48.00 per ticket

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  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)



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      Secret Tours: The Wren Chapel Dome

      Type:Walking Event

      Chapel of St Peter & St Paul, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LW

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      Opening Times

      Secret Dome Tours (22 Mar 2024 - 26 Oct 2024)
      Friday - Saturday12:30 - 13:15
      14:30 - 15:15
      Bank Holiday12:30 - 13:15
      14:30 - 15:15

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