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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in-line with government guidance. They are also producing a podcast to mark key liturgical events.

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Entry times and opening hours

The Abbey will be closed for visiting until further notice.

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Thursday, 9th April 2020
The Abbey is completely closed on this day

Ticket Prices

We include a multimedia guide and fast track entry with all tickets purchased via our website - excluding Wednesday Lates and Highlights Tours.

The Abbey is not selling visitor tickets at this time.

Association members
Adults
Buy online for fast track entry £22
Buy at the Abbey £24
Concessions
Adults aged 65+ and students - Buy online for fast track entry £19
Adults aged 65+ and students - Buy at the Abbey £21
Wheelchair users and their carers Free
Children
6-17 years £9
6-17 years - Buy at the Abbey £10
0-5 years Free, when accompanied by an adult
Families - 1 adult and 1 child
Buy online for fast track entry £22
+ Each additional child £9
Buy at the Abbey £24
+ Each additional child £9
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 entry

Adults - £5.00

Children under 17 - Free entry

A collage of architectural features of Westminster Abbey, including the rose window, Shakespeare's statue, the West Towers, stained glass windows and the Cosmati Pavement

Wednesday Lates

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 - £12
Children - £6

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.

Association members - Free entry
Adults - £18
Concessions - People aged 60+ and students - £18
Wheelchair users and their carers - Free
Children - Aged 6-16 years - £7
Aged 0-5 years - Free, when accompanied by an adult
Families - 1 adult and 1 child - £18

Other ways to visit

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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

We do not charge for private prayer at Westminster Abbey.

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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.

We do not charge for attending a daily service.

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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]

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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]

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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.

It is not possible to visit the Abbey at this time.

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

At different times of the day, or in different seasons, the light falling in the Abbey will light up something that you have walked past a million times and never seen before.

Vanessa, Head of Conservation

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