Museum of the Moon


Following the phenomenal sold-out installation of Gaia in the Painted Hall in 2021, artist Luke Jerram returns to the Old Royal Naval College with his incredible artwork Museum of the Moon.

Set in the magnificent Painted Hall, this awe-inspiring large-scale installation promises to be breathtaking. Gaze up to the beautifully illuminated lunar landscape featuring NASA imagery suspended against the unique Baroque backdrop of the Painted Hall.

Lean back on the visitor daybeds and marvel at the moon accompanied by a surround sound composition by BAFTA-winning composer Dan Jones.


Tickets also include the use of a multimedia guide to the Painted Hall, access to the 500 Years of History tour and Film & TV location tours (weekends only) and Victorian Skittle Alley. Tickets purchased via our website can be converted to annual passes for unlimited re-entry to the Painted Hall at no extra cost. Find out more about what’s here and plan your visit

Adults: £12.50 advance (£13.50 on the door), kids free, concessions available 
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First Sundays
Reduced-price tickets are available on the first Sunday of each month (these can’t be converted to annual passes). Book First Sunday tickets

Social Media Mondays
To make everyone’s experience enjoyable, we have a separate booking link for those specifically looking for the perfect Insta-shot. This ticket has reduced capacity. Posing and selfies are encouraged! Please share your photos using #TheMoonORNC  Book social media Mondays tickets.

Existing annual pass holders
If you already have an annual pass for the Painted Hall, you can visit Museum of the Moon for free with no advance booking required.

Combined Blood & Battle tickets
Make the most of your visit and get a combined ticket for Blood & Battle, our immersive exhibition about Nelson’s surgeon, William Beatty.


The celebrate Museum of the Moon in the Painted Hall, we have curated a special programme of events:

Enjoy after-hours entry to the Museum of the Moon on 14 December and an extra special Late on 28 December with added cocktails and entertainment. Find out more.

Moonlight Dining 
Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to dine under the moon and a spectacular evening of entertainment. *This event is now sold out* 

Santa’s Over the Moon
Bring your little ones for a moon-inspired story, a present, and a chance to take a photo with Santa. Find out more.

Wellbeing Programme
Curated by Kindred Yoga, enjoy a unique programme of well-being events during Museum of the Moon in the Painted Hall, including yoga for all levels, movement sessions and healing sound baths. Find out more.

Lunar New Year
Celebrate Lunar New Year on 21 January 2023 across Maritime Greenwich, including a light show on the grounds and a special late opening of Museum of the Moon.

About Museum of the Moon

Museum of the Moon has been co-commissioned by several creative organisations brought together by Luke Jerram and Norfolk & Norwich Festival. These include Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Brighton Festival, Without Walls, Cork Midsummer Festival, We The Curious, Lakes Alive, Provincial Domain Dommelhof, Les Tombées de la Nuit, Rennes and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The artwork was also created with the UK Space Agency, the University of Bristol and The Association for Science and Discovery Centres.