Coronations at the Abbey
A history of coronations
There have been 38 coronations at Westminster Abbey since 1066 and 39 monarchs crowned.
History of coronations
Find out about this ancient ceremony, its meaning and significance.Read a brief history
Kings and Queens
Learn about the life and times of those who have been crowned at the Abbey.A list of monarchs
The Coronation Chair
Discover more about the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years.History of the chair
Find out answers to a range of coronation questions and queries.Coronation guide
The King's Coronation
The Coronation is a solemn religious service, as well as an occasion for celebration and pageantry.
Coronation objects and spaces
Discover the essential components of coronations past and present, guided by Abbey experts. These objects and spaces have played a key role in crowning new monarchs.Spotlight on coronations
Things to see and do
We’ll be announcing soon how you can visit the Abbey for coronation-themed events including tours, talks, teas and other special events.
Learning and family fun
Explore our range of coronation activities, learning resources, videos and more, whether you're at home or in the Abbey.Coronations for young people
Commemorate the historic occasion with a unique and exclusive gift from our shop’s His Majesty The King's Coronation Collection.See the range and shop online
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