Explore the world’s most famous abbey that has touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets and priests since 960AD.
Explore a place that’s touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets, priests, heroes and villains since 960AD. Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the resting place of more than 3,000 great Britons.
In 2018, the abbey unveiled its first major structural addition in more than a quarter of a millennium: a new tower that leads to The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries. Housed in the medieval triforium and offering panoramic views of the surrounding area, this exhibition space tells the abbey’s story by displaying more than 300 objects.
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