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Westminster Abbey

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide
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Westminster Abbey was initially built by Henry III in 1245 and it is one of the most important Gothic buildings of England. At first home of Benedictine monks, the coronation church since 1066 and the final resting place of 17 monarchs. It contains...more
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20 Dean's Yard | Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Architecture os really nice. Not free entrance. Also a must in London buy I wouldn't say is mandatory to see inside.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today

I visit Westminster Abbey almost every time I get to London. It is pricey but I find it an excellent experience - so historic and I find new things every visit. This time I finally got to visit the Queens Jubilee Galleries up in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dccv1
Reviewed today

It is a truly amazing church/cathedral, full of history and great architecture, I got transported in time and amazed how it was build so long and with such greatness. LIKE LIKE

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited with my teenage son. As he is a serving armed forces member he got us both in for free. If we had to pay the full £44 entrance fee we would have not visited as this is a prohibitive fee to a many uk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HatterWilko
Westminster-Abbey, General Manager at Westminster Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your comments. Westminster Abbey is a working church, offering up to 28 services each week. All are welcome to attend and there is never any charge to worship here. The Abbey is also a Royal Peculiar and as such receives no funding...More

Reviewed yesterday

Christmas Day Evensong service is incredible. The Westminster Abbey tour is outstanding. Be sure to get headphones and buy tickets to the Gallery Tour - so much to see up there with a jaw-dropping view of the nave. Gift shop is fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We've always been keen to visit Westminster Abbey but were put off by the entrance fee. £20 had always been a little on the steep side, we felt. The queue to get in (even though we had pre-bought tickets online) was lengthy and slow-moving, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a weekend stay at plaza on the river visited the abbey seen it on tv always heard about it had to see it while down that way not disappointed what a wonderful place to visit absolutely beautiful inside and the history of some of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stephenberry13
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much history at the Abbey. I’ve been to many Cathedrals and abbeys, and this was in my top 3. So beautiful. They don’t allow photography which stinks. Definitely buy tickets in advance to avoid long lines

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank TCM327
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pay for the admittance for the museum area on the upper balcony. Very interesting! The whole place was. Definitely a capsule of British history. Many famous British people buried there. It's not as big as it seems on TV.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived about 1.5 hours before the service was scheduled to start. We dressed respectfully in slacks, dress shoes, etc. NOT in touristy Northface puffy jackets and "walking shoes". Many were denied the ability to even get in line. Once inside, we did not take photos...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
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the3mboys
30 November 2018|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
We offer timed entry tickets to the Abbey bookable via our own website. All such tickets are guaranteed fast track entry (following a security check) and you can also book tickets to our Galleries via our website. Please... More
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ChristinaM894
24 October 2018|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
Hi If you have a pre-booked Abbey entry ticket (booked via our website) for the 0930-1130 entry slot and you plan to arrive at 0900 then you should be able to get into the Abbey very soon after we open and well before 1000... More
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Snickers58
24 September 2018|
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Response from Westminster-Abbey | Property representative |
Hi You do not need to pre-book entrance with a London Pass - simply check our opening times and arrive before closing (during busy periods it's best to arrive at least 45 minutes before our published closure time). Your... More
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