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Entry times & opening hours

We close for visiting one hour after last entry.

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Sunday, 16th December 2018
Westminster Abbey Closed
Westminster Abbey Group Entry Closed
Chapter House Closed
Cellarium Cafe 10:00am - 4:00pm
Cloister 9:30am - 4:30pm
College Garden Closed
Westminster Abbey Shop 11:00am - 5:00pm

Entry prices

General ticket prices

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We include a multimedia guide with all tickets.

Fast track entry is also included with all tickets purchased via our website (excluding Wednesday Lates).

Association members
Free entry

Adults
For fast track entry buy online now - £20
Buy at the Abbey – £22

Concessions
60+ and students – £17
Wheelchair users and their carers – free

Children
6-16 years – £9
0-5 years – free, when accompanied by an adult

Families
2 adults and 1 child - £40
1 adult and 1 child - £20
Each additional child £9

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

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There is limited room in the Galleries and entry is by timed ticket bought in combination with an Abbey entry ticket.

Association members
Free entry

Adults
£5.00

Children under 17
Free entry

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Wednesday Lates

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Reduced rate entry on Wednesday evenings. A multimedia guide is not included.

The following areas are not accessible during Wednesday Lates: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, the Quire, the Lantern, the High Altar.

Association members
Free entry

Adults
£10

Children
£5

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Visiting for private prayer

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We do not charge for private prayer at Westminster Abbey.

If you wish to enter the Abbey to spend a moment in private prayer, please use the Great West Door entrance to the Abbey.

Attending daily services

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We do not charge for attending a daily service.

We encourage and welcome everyone to attend our daily services. Be sure to check service times before your visit and use the Great West Door entrance of the Abbey.

Come to a service

Church Pass

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We welcome members of the clergy from any denomination in the UK to apply for a Church Pass. This allows up to four members of your congregation to visit the Abbey free of charge during visiting hours. You can use passes up to six times a year.

Please note: the Church Pass is only available to UK parishes and chaplaincies.

Clergy may also visit the Abbey without charge during visiting hours. Entry is via the North Door.

For more information about Church Pass please contact:
Tiggy Sawbridge, Canons' PA
020 7654 4805
[email protected]

Visiting clergy

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We welcome serving clergy in the UK to the Abbey without charge during visiting hours.

Please use the North Door entrance.

For more information about visiting clergy please contact:
Tiggy Sawbridge, Canons' PA
020 7654 4805
[email protected]

Westminster residents

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We offer free admission for residents of the City of Westminster, using the City Save card.

Please visit Westminster City Save for full terms and conditions.

Be sure to bring your City Save card with you.

Serving UK Armed Forces personnel

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We offer free entry to UK Armed Forces personnel and up to 4 family members, on production of valid ID.

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.

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The Reverend Christopher Stoltz - Minor Canon

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