Coronations at the Abbey
Ahead of the coronation in May you will have the chance to discover everything about coronations – the history, the faith, the people, the objects and the church at the heart of it all.
A history of coronations
The crowning of a new monarch has taken place at Westminster Abbey since 25 December 1066 In that time, 38 coronation ceremonies have taken place and 39 monarchs have been crowned.
The King's coronation
The coronation of HM King Charles III will take place at the Abbey on Saturday 6th May.
Coronation in 10 objects
Each of the objects featured tells a different story about coronations at the Abbey. Explore each piece and how it relates to crowning a monarch.