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London Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket

An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries!

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  • Discover one of London’s architectural wonders stacked with art and monuments
  • Learn more about The Abbey’s history, which spans more than a thousand years
  • Marvel at exquisite Gothic architecture
  • Collection of religious art and artefacts includes England’s oldest altarpiece, important wall paintings
  • See the Coronation Chair, Poets’ Corner and the stunning Lady Chapel
  • The final resting place of 17 monarchs

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What To Expect

Westminster Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history! A treasure house of paintings, stained glass pavements, textiles and other artefacts, Westminster Abbey is also the place where some of the most significant people in the nations history are buried or commemorated. Taken as a whole the tombs and memorials comprise the most significant single collection of monumental sculpture anywhere in the United Kingdom. The Westminster Abbey is a must see living pageant of British history. Every year Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visitors who want to explore this wonderful 700 year old building.


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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking

Insider Tips:

  • Your love for history and architecture is only going to amplify once you visit Westminster Abbey. This place is 700 years old and is full of tombs, memories, and art galleries that will leave you stunned. 
  • The poet's corner in this palace is the burial and memorial ground of over 100 writers and poets like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Bronte sisters, William Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Geoffrey Chaucer, Philip Larkin, C.S. Lewis, and many others. Not just that, even others like Stephen Hawking, Diana Princess, Sir Issac Newton, Nelson Mandela, etc. 
  • The other famous spots that you can explore at Westminster Abbey are Coronation Chair, The Lady Chapel, Pyx Chamber, Royal Tombs, Unknown Warrior, The Quire, Cloisters, Chapter House, and College Garden.
  • At the Royal tombs, about 30 kings and queens were buried in the abbey. Some of them are King Edward the confessor, King Henry III, Richard II, Edward III, Henry V, James I, Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Mary I, Henry VII, Henry VIII, and others. 
  • You can also visit St. Margaret's church, which is open for free to everyone. You are not allowed to take photographs here. So, make sure no to turn on your mobile cameras. 
  • Ever since its construction, Westminster Abbey London place has been an integral part of British Monarchs' life. So far, about 16 royal weddings took place over here. It includes the wedding of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that happened in April 2011. Prince William and Kate Middleton tied the knot to each other at this palace of Westminster in the presence of about 2,200 people. 
  • The Abbey Shop is a place where you can shop for things like Abbey Books, Necklaces, Chess boards, Scarves, Abbey Music, and other items. 

Additional Information:

  • Westminster Abbey is a working church and subject to occasional closures due to Special Services.
  • Audio guides are available in 12 languages. 
  • Entry to the church is free. 
  • Photography is not allowed inside. 
  • Make sure to wear decent clothes. 
  • An adult must accompany children under 15 years.
  • No luggage facility is available.
  • An audio-described tour is available for visually impaired guests.
  • Pet dogs are not allowed to the venue. However, guide dogs, assistance dogs, and hearing dogs are allowed. 

Know Before You Go:

  • The opening hours are from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
  • On Wednesday the timings extend from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Sundays are open for services
  • Saturday timings differ, from May to August it is 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and from September to April, it is 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Address:

  • North bank of the River Thames
  • 20 Dean's Yard SW1P 3PA London, United Kingdom

How To Get There:

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  • Westminster Tube Station (Jubilee line, Circle line, District line)
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