Photograph of Abbey staff and children within the Chapter House of Westminster Abbey, representing a Family Day

Family Day: A thousand years of stories

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Follow in the footsteps of Kings and Queens and hear their stories in the church where they were crowned.

Join us to make the most of your visit to the Abbey with activities for families running throughout the day:

Art and craft

Make your own coronation crown to wear through the Abbey. 

When: 10.00am - 1.30pm

A trail of tales

Follow signs around the Abbey to discover unusual and little-known coronation stories. 

Storytelling

Travel through key coronations to share in majestic moments and some human errors.  

When: 11.00am and 1.00pm

Booking information

Activities are suitable for children aged 3+. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout their time at the Abbey. 

Toilets are available in the Cloisters. 

Visit us again for free

Please speak to a member of staff on arrival to convert your ticket into a multiple entry pass. This will allow you two additional visits for free within the year. 

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