Our library and muniment room house the extensive and historic collections of books, manuscripts and archival material belonging to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. Many people use it as the definitive resource for research into all aspects of the Abbey’s history.Use our library and archives
We also hold extensive photographic collections, featuring the Abbey and St Margaret’s Church. You can buy prints and digital images – please contact us for details of availability, prices and reproduction fees.
The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.