Westminster Abbey is one of the world’s great churches, with a history stretching back over a thousand years. Every year more than a million visitors from around the world come to explore this wonderful 700-year-old building. Thousands more come to worship at the daily services which are at the heart of life at the Abbey.
The Abbey is the burial place of many great men and women in history. In the Nave is the Grave of the Unknown Warrior, honouring not only the fallen of the First World War, but also the millions who have died since in international military conflict.
In Poets’ Corner, you will be surrounded by memorials to writers including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters and many others. Great scientists, musicians and politicians are also remembered in the Abbey, including Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, George Frederic Handel and Sir Winston Churchill.
Age Information: Children are aged 6-16 years of age inclusive Children under 5 are free but must be accompanied by an adult
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - 9.30am - 3.30pm, Wednesday - 9:30am - 6pm, Saturday - 9:30am-1:30pm, Sunday - Closed
Important Info: The ticket will entitle you to visit at the next available time during opening hours. The ticket is valid for single entry use within 48 hours of the date indicated on the ticket. Please note that Westminster Abbey is subject to short term closures on certain dates so please check opening hours on Westminster Abbey's website prior to visiting