Prices and entry times

See a complete list of ticket prices as well as other ways to visit, such as using a London Pass or Westminster City Save. You can also find out about opening and last entry times.

Timed priority entry is offered to all tickets booked via our website.

Entry times and opening hours

We close for visiting one hour after last entry.

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Thursday, 21st October 2021
Westminster Abbey General Admittance 9.30am - 3.30pm

This includes Chapter House, the Cloisters and the Pyx Chamber

Westminster Abbey Group Entry (North Green only) 9.30am - 3.30pm
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries 10.00am - 2.45pm
Cellarium Café and Terrace 8.00am - 4.00pm
Kiosk 8.00am - 4.00pm
Westminster Abbey Shop 9.15am - 5.00pm

Abbey entry prices

Entry prices from 1st October 2021
Association members Free entry (Join the Abbey Association)
Adults £24
Adults aged 65+ and students £21
Children (6-17 years) £10
Child (0 - 5) Free
Families (1 adult and 1 child) £24

A multimedia guide is included in the price of admission.

Ancient stone coffin on display with round stained glass windows and stained glass panels behind it

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

Entry is by timed ticket bought in combination with an Abbey entry ticket.

  • Association members - Free
  • Adults - £5.00
  • Children (17 and under) - Free
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Other ways to visit

You are welcome to visit us for individual prayer when available. Entry is via the Great West Door. There is no charge for individual pray.

Be sure to check service times before your visit and use the Great West Door entrance of the Abbey. We do not charge for attending a daily service. Check our coronavirus page for more information about visiting us at this time.

We welcome members of the clergy from Member Churches of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland to apply for a Church Pass.

The Church Pass admits up to four adults, students or children 6-16 years, free of charge. (Children up to the age of 5 are admitted free to the Abbey if accompanied by an adult). The Pass may be used up to six times during a 12 month period.

Visitors using a Church Pass should check our opening times before visiting, and present the pass on arrival. Access is subject to capacity and pre-booking is not possible.

Please note: the Church Pass is only available to UK parishes and chaplaincies. Entry is via the North Door.

To apply for a pass please contact:

Tiggy Sawbridge, Canons' PA
020 7654 4805
[email protected]

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]

We offer discounted admission for residents of the City of Westminster, using the City Save card. Please visit Westminster City Save for full terms and conditions. Access is granted subject to capacity. Please check our entry times before arrival. Card-holders will need to present their City Save card on entry.

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

Entry is granted to UK Armed Forces personnel on a space-available basis, depending on capacity within the Abbey. Visitors will need to present their current ID on entry.

You can visit the Abbey by using a London Pass. 

There is no need to pre-book. Access is granted subject to capacity. Please check our entry times before arrival. Entry is via the North Green.

You cannot enter the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries with the London Pass, but you will be able to purchase tickets for the Galleries on arrival at the Abbey.

Visit the London Pass website for terms and conditions.

From July, NHS staff can visit the Abbey for free. Simply show your NHS staff pass upon entry.

It isn't currently possible for NHS staff to book a ticket in advance.

Adults receiving Universal Credit will pay a reduced rate of:

  • Adult - £7
  • Family (1 Adult and 1 child) - £7

Simply show your Universal Credit letter upon entry.

It isn't currently possible for adults receiving Universal Credit to book a ticket in advance.

Wheelchair users and their carers can visit for free.

Exterior of Westminster Abbey showing the Sanctuary in the foreground and Parliament behind

Souvenir Guide

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