Prices and entry times

We are open to visitors from Monday to Saturday. Sometimes we’re closed for special services or events, so please check our opening times for the day you intend to visit so you don’t miss out.

Entry times and opening hours

We close for visiting one hour after last entry.

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Thursday, 29th February 2024
Entry times for this date are yet to be published. Please check back later.

Ticket Prices

We include a multimedia guide and fast track entry with all tickets purchased via our website - excluding Wednesday Lates and Highlights Tours.

Adult £27
Concessions £24
6-17 years £12
0-5 years Free
Families - 1 adult and 1 child £27

Reuse your ticket

If you buy any ticket online you can upgrade it to an annual pass free of charge. This will enable you to visit the Abbey three times for the price of one.

Simply ask a member of the Visitor Experience team to upgrade your ticket to an annual pass when visiting and a new paper ticket which will be issued. You can visit up to three times in one year.

Ancient stone coffin on display with round stained glass windows and stained glass panels behind it

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries

Entry is by timed ticket bought in combination with an Abbey entry ticket.

Association members - Free entry
Adults - £5.00
Children under 17 - Free entry

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A collage of architectural features of Westminster Abbey, including the rose window, Shakespeare's statue, the West Towers, stained glass windows and the Cosmati Pavement

Wednesday Lates

Reduced rate entry on Wednesday evenings. A multimedia guide is not included. The following areas are not accessible during Wednesday Lates: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, the Quire, the Lantern, the High Altar.

Association members - Free entry
Adults - £11 (£12 from 1st April 2020)
Children - £5 (£6 from 1st April 2020)

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The Coronation Chair on display in St George's Chapel, Westminster Abbey

Highlights Tour

At times when we cannot open the entire Abbey to visitors, we offer a highlights tour at a reduced price. Tickets are only available at the Abbey.

Association members - Free entry
Adults - £18
Concessions - People aged 60+ and students - £18
Wheelchair users and their carers - Free
Children - Aged 6-16 years - £7
Aged 0-5 years - Free, when accompanied by an adult
Families - 1 adult and 1 child - £18

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Other ways to visit

If you wish to enter the Abbey to spend a moment in private prayer, please use the Great West Door entrance to the Abbey.

We do not charge for private prayer at Westminster Abbey.

We encourage and welcome everyone to attend our daily services.

Be sure to check service times before your visit and use the Great West Door entrance of the Abbey.

We do not charge for attending a daily service.

We welcome members of the clergy from any denomination in the UK to apply for a Church Pass. This allows up to four members of your congregation to visit the Abbey free of charge during visiting hours. You can use passes up to six times a year.

Please note: the Church Pass is only available to UK parishes and chaplaincies.

Clergy may also visit the Abbey without charge during visiting hours. Entry is via the North Door.

For more information about Church Pass please contact:

Tiggy Sawbridge, Canons' PA
020 7654 4805
[email protected]

We welcome serving clergy in the UK to the Abbey without charge during visiting hours.

Please use the North Door entrance.

For more information about visiting clergy please contact:

Tiggy Sawbridge, Canons' PA
020 7654 4805
[email protected]

We offer free admission for residents of the City of Westminster, using the City Save card.

Please visit Westminster City Save for full terms and conditions.

Be sure to bring your City Save card with you.

We offer free entry to UK Armed Forces personnel and up to 4 family members, on production of valid ID.

Exterior of Westminster Abbey showing the Sanctuary in the foreground and Parliament behind

Souvenir Guide

This lively 48-page guidebook is invaluable whether you're planning a visit or simply want to find out more about our 1000 years of history.

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Dean's Yard

Dean’s Yard will be closed and no walkthrough access will be available during certain times of the year. Dean's Yard will be closed:

- every Sunday
- when Westminster School is closed.
See the school's term dates
- on Special Service days