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.
|Thursday, 7th December 2023|
|Westminster Abbey General Admittance||9.30am - 12.00 noon|
This includes the Cloisters, College Garden, Chapter House and the Pyx Chamber
|Westminster Abbey Group Entry||9.30am - 11.30am|
Group entry is not permitted between 12:00pm and 1:00pm
|The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries||10.00am - 11.30am|
|St Margaret's Church||10.30am - 12.00 noon|
|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
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.
- Claim your National Rail voucher for Westminster Abbey
- Visit the Days Out Guide's FAQs to find out more about the offer and see what types of National Rail tickets are valid.
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.
Expires: 31 December 2023
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:
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.
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.
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.
- Association members - Free entry
- Adults - £19
- Concessions (people aged 65+ and students) - £19
- 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