Her Majesty The Queen opens Jubilee Galleries
Friday, 8th June 2018
Her Majesty The Queen with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited Westminster Abbey on Friday 8th June to open The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
The Queen and The Prince of Wales were greeted by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, who escorted them on a tour of the Galleries, where they viewed objects including the 13th century Westminster Retable, the funeral effigy head of Henry VII, and the marriage licence of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Queen and The Prince of Wales met some of the major donors to the project from Britain and the United States, along with contractors and members of Abbey staff who have been involved in the development of the Galleries.
Before departing, The Queen unveiled a plaque commemorating the opening of the Galleries.