Royal Hospital Chelsea


Home of the Chelsea Pensioners, built by Sir Christopher Wren. The Chapel, Great Hall and Figure Court are of particular interest. Beautiful grounds also open daily except during Chelsea Flower Show months (May, Jun). At the centre of Figure Court is the statue of the Founder, King Charles II, placed here when it opened in 1692. There is a museum and souvenir shop.

Prices and Opening Times

Conducted tours, for which a charge is made, with a Chelsea Pensioner guide, are also available. Please contact 020 7881 5303 for further information.

Opening Times:

Entry is free for groups under ten and is also included as part of the guided tour.

The museum is open Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Details & Map

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Royal Hospital Road
+44 (0)20 7881 5204
Public transport:
From tube station, turn left down Lower Sloane St until you reach the junction of Lower Sloane St and Royal Hospital Rd. Turn right into Royal Hospital Rd to reach the Royal

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