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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey will re-open for sightseeing visitors from Friday 21st May.

In the meantime, we remain open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily services. We are also open for individual prayer from 10:30am - 12:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Virtual tours

The Abbey and national memory

The Abbey is the resting place of more than 3000 great Britons: what better place to explore the concept of British Values?

Eighteen hotspots marking key burials or commemorations are explored in this virtual tour. Pupils are prompted to link the stories of those commemorated to the five British Values of democracy, individual liberty, rule of law, respect and tolerance.

This Citizenship tour is aimed at KS2 pupils.

Tour created by Striking Places.

I feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

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