Great art at Royal Museums Greenwich

At the Queen's House and National Maritime Museum we have some of the finest art in Britain, including J.M.W. Turner's largest painting, one of Lowry's only depictions of London and Stubbs's iconic Kangaroo and Dingo. 

And this selection is just for starters - we also have great paintings by Hogarth, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Hodges and the studios of Holbein and Van Dyck, art from the First and Second World Wars and outstanding works by contemporary artists. Come and enjoy an art show like no other!

Follow the trail

Photograph of Nelson's Ship in a Bottle

Whip out your camera and grab a selfie at Yinka Shonibare's replica of Nelson's HMS Victory in a bottle - one of the most photographed artworks in London! #ExploreGreenwich.

Greenwich Hospital from the North Bank of the Thames

The work of the renowned 18th-century Italian artist Canaletto, this beautiful painting of Greenwich Hospital and the Queen’s House may have been commissioned by British Consul Joseph Smith for his residence on the Venice Grand Canal, where he entertained many English Grand Tourists.

View of Deptford Power Station from Greenwich

Painted by much-loved English artist L.S. Lowry in 1959, Deptford Power Station is shown with its chimneys belching black smoke into a pale sky. 

Richard Wright's Great Hall ceiling

Stand within the perfect cube of the Great Hall and revel in Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Wright's intricate and unique design for its ceiling.

The Kongouro from New Holland' (Kangaroo)

Did you know that Stubbs's iconic image of a kangaroo was modelled using a stuffed or inflated pelt?