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.

Entry times and opening hours

We close for visiting one hour after last entry.

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Wednesday, 12th June 2024
Westminster Abbey General Admittance 9.30am - 3.30pm

This includes the Cloisters, College Garden, Chapter House and the Pyx Chamber

Chapter House Closed
Westminster Abbey Group Entry 9.30am - 3.00pm

Group entry is not permitted between 12:00pm and 1:00pm

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries 10.00am - 3.00pm
St Margaret's Church 10.30am - 3.30pm
Cellarium Café and Terrace 8.00am - 4.00pm
Kiosk 8.00am - 4.00pm
Westminster Abbey Shop 9.15am - 6.25pm
Dean's Yard 8.00am - 5.00pm

Dean's Yard may close with little notice for reasons of security or due to unforeseen circumstances

Entry prices

Adults £29
Adults aged 65+ and students £26
Association members Free entry (Join the Abbey Association)
Children (6-17 years) £13
Child (0 - 5) Free
Families (1 adult and 1 child) £29

A multimedia guide is included in the price of admission.

Reuse your ticket

If you buy an online ticket via the Westminster Abbey website you can upgrade it to an annual pass free of charge. This will enable you to visit the Abbey three times for the price of one.

Simply ask a member of the Visitor Experience team to upgrade your ticket to an annual pass when visiting and a new paper ticket which will be issued. You can visit up to three times in one year. Pre-booking is not required for subsequent visits – please check opening times before you visit and bring your pass with you.

Promotional tickets (including Highlights and Lates) and tickets purchased via third parties cannot be upgraded.

Other ways to visit

You can buy two Adult tickets for the price of one (not valid with pre-booked tickets) with National Rail's Days Out Guide.

How to claim

Simply bring a printed copy of your National Rail voucher and your National Rail tickets and purchase tickets in-person.

Access is subject to capacity.

Tickets cannot be pre-booked via our website and must be purchased on the door. Please do not arrive with pre-booked tickets as this offer will not be valid.

Westminster Abbey is a working church and sometimes subject to closure at short notice.

NOTE: This offer is only valid on full priced adult tickets.

Expires: 31 December 2024

You are welcome to visit us for individual prayer during Abbey opening times. Entry is via the Great West Door. There is no charge to visit for individual prayer.

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.

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:

Catherine Williamson, PA to the Canons
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:

Catherine Williamson, 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 Go City pass.

There is no need to pre-book. Access is granted subject to capacity and at busy times you may be asked to wait for the next available time slot. Before entering the Abbey, you will pass through security/bag check.

On busy days, it might be necessary to continue queuing after security. Please check our entry times before arrival. Entry is via the North Green.

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

Visit the Go City website for terms and conditions.

NOTE: Go City was previously known as the London Pass.

UK Emergency services

UK Emergency services staff (police, fire and ambulance) can visit the Abbey for free.

Expires: 30 September 2024

How to claim

Tickets are issued upon arrival if space is available (pre-booking is not possible).

Simply show your relevant UK emergency services photo ID from upon entry. One ticket will be issued per ID.

 

Adults receiving Universal Credit will pay a reduced rate of:

  • Adult - £8
  • Family (1 Adult and 1 child) - £8

Simply show your Universal Credit letter upon entry.

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

We offer free admission to registered disabled visitors and their carer. Tickets are available on the door, on the day of entry and cannot be pre-booked.

If you are travelling with others who need to purchase an entry ticket, these can be pre-booked via our ticketing site, and all members of the same party can enter together. 

Entry is via the North Door where there is a small ramped step.

Should you require any more information regarding access please email [email protected].

Find out more about accessibility at the Abbey.

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.

  • Adults - £5
  • Children (17 and under) - Free
  • Association members - Free
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The Coronation Chair on display in St George's Chapel, Westminster Abbey

Highlights Tour

At times when we cannot open the entire Abbey to visitors, we offer a highlights tour at a reduced price. Tickets are only available at the Abbey.

Prices

  • Association members - Free entry
  • Adults - £19
  • Concessions (people aged 65+ and students) - £19
  • Children 
    • Aged 6-17 years - £8
    • Aged 0-5 years - Free (when accompanied by an adult)
  • Families - 1 adult and 1 child - £19
  • Wheelchair users and their carers - Free
Exterior of Westminster Abbey showing the Sanctuary in the foreground and Parliament behind

Souvenir Guide

This lively 48-page guidebook is invaluable whether you're planning a visit or simply want to find out more about our 1000 years of history.

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