The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

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Planning to visit the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries? Please make sure you read the following information and tips before your experience.

Admission to the Galleries is by timed ticket, available in 15-minute intervals.

Entry is £5.00, Children aged 6-17 are free.

Tickets for the Galleries can be bought online (in conjunction with an Abbey entry ticket) or on arrival at the main visitor entrance, the North Door.

Those with a London Pass or pre-paid third party ticket can buy tickets on the day of arrival, subject to availability. Entry is £5.00.

Members of the Abbey Association and Westminster City Save card holders have free entry to the Galleries, subject to availability of timed entry tickets. Join the Abbey Association for more details about becoming an Associate and its benefits.


Entry to the Galleries is via the Weston Tower, accessible from Poets' Corner.

For those with reduced mobility there is a lift in the Weston Tower. Please let our team know about any access needs when you collect your ticket so we can best assist you.

There is more information on access in Disabled Go's Access Guide.

You are free to explore the Galleries at your own pace. A visitor leaflet with a map is available when you arrive at the Weston Tower.

Our multimedia guide, in 14 languages, has an introduction to the Galleries and four short films which can be viewed up there.

Your visit should take about 45 minutes though you are welcome to stay longer.

For those who would like a shorter visit the visitor leaflet has a trail of star objects.

Groups of up to six in total are welcome to visit the Galleries (this includes Blue Badge guides). Tickets can be purchased at the Information Desk in the Abbey.

Our Learning team offer visits for British school or colleges. Please email [email protected] for more information.

For health and safety reasons we do not allow photography in the Galleries. We hope you understand.

We have a Photo Gallery where you can download pictures of the Abbey church.