Take a trip back in time with our historical timeline and discover the key figures and events that have shaped the Royal Hospital Chelsea. From its origins in the 17th Century to the present day, scroll along the timeline to see its history unfold.
Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1692 the Royal Hospital Chelsea has changed little in its long history. From its distinctive red brick exterior to its beautifully designed interiors the Royal Hospital remains a remarkable and historical building.
Take a virtual tour
Take a 360 degree tour of the building and its gardens.