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Royal Hospital Chelsea

Another of Christopher Wren’s beautiful architecture, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was built between 1682 and 1692. It has remained the home of the iconic Chelsea Pensioners ever since, now occupied by those who served in the British armed forces during WWII and other conflicts around the world.

Inside the building, the architecture of the Great Hall, Chapel and State Apartments are noted for their grand design, and, of course, the beautiful gardens play host to the Chelsea Flower Show every year. The museum charts the history of the building and the Chelsea Pensioners residency, with medals, uniforms and memorabilia all out on display.


Royal Hospital Road

Tel: 020 7881 5516
Opening Times: Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 10.00am to 5.00pm (Closed for Lunch 12.30 – 1.30pm)
Wednesday , 10.00am – 4.00pm (Closed for Lunch 12.30 – 1.30pm).
Adult : £10.00
Child : £7.00
Senior Citizen: £10.00

What's On

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    Chelsea Flower Show

    Commences: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
    Until Saturday 26th May 2018

    There will be over 500 exhibitors on show at this years Chelsea Flower Show which has now been running for well over 100 years. There is a brand new layout, including a new 'Space to Grow' garden and Ranelagh Gardens will stay open for the first time on May 25th for music and entertainment. It will be as vibrant as ever and the perfect way to spend the bank holiday weekend.

    FREEd 2
    • 2 x Adult: Free
    • 0 x Child: Free
    • 0 x OAP: Free
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