Family Day: Organ explorers

Family Day: Organ explorers

Date Time Location Price

Explore music at the Abbey and find out all about the ‘king of instruments’.

Hear the mighty organ roar

Enjoy the 7000-pipe organ from wherever you are in the Abbey as our organists demonstrate this instrument’s incredible sound.


  • 11.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm

Art and Craft

Explore pitch with pipes and create your very own mini organ.


North Door (where you first enter the Abbey)

Musical Map

Follow our musical map, complete the challenges and explore the history of music at the Abbey, from the Benedictine monks to today’s choir.


Collect your trail booklet from the North Door 

Family Music Tour

Join one of our guides and discover more about the long history of music at Westminster Abbey. Visit the organ loft and meet our organist for a behind-the-scenes demonstration.


Meet your guide at the North Door 


  • 10.30am 
  • 1.00pm

Booking information

Activities are suitable for children aged 3+. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout their time at the Abbey.

After the family day

Family activities will finish at 2.00pm but you can tour the Abbey until it closes at 4.30pm.

Event partner


South West Fest logo

This event is in partnership with SouthWestFest, which is a community festival showcasing culture, community and heritage through fun activities and engaging events for all ages.