Coronations at the Abbey
The Coronation of HM King Charles III takes place at the Abbey on Saturday 6th May. Discover here about the significance of coronations and how you can join us to celebrate this historic occasion.
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.
Find out about this ancient ceremony, its meaning and significanceWhat is a coronation?
History of coronations
From William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II, find out about coronations at the AbbeyRead a brief history
Learn about the life and times of the Kings and Queens who have been crowned at the Abbey.Kings and Queens
The Coronation Chair
Discover more about the centrepiece of coronations for over 700 years.The Chair's history
The King's coronation
The Coronation is a solemn religious service, as well as an occasion for celebration and pageantry.
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.
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Learning and family fun
Explore our range of coronation activities, learning resources, videos and more, whether you're at home or in the Abbey.Coronations for families and schools