Known as the triforium sir john.
Westminster abbey attic.
The galleries are closed and we are not selling tickets at this time.
Westminster abbey is one of britain s most popular tourist attractions but the vast majority of visitors have never seen its best feature.
Take a virtual tour inside westminster abbey.
Hidden for over 700 years discover a secret space never open before to the public.
Dates and times will be released one month in advance.
Click below to view treasures including the shrine of st edward the confessor the grave of the unknown warrior the high altar and the coronation chair in unprecedented detail.
A discreet new tower the first to be added to the building in almost 300.
The view of the interior from the triforium a space used.
High above the ornate chapels famed royal tombs and precious relics of the british monarchy london s westminster abbey is home to a hidden medieval attic.
High above the abbey floor the galleries in the beautiful 13th century triforium display our greatest treasures and tell the story of our thousand year history.
The abbey s secret upper realm part of its 13th century remodelling by henry iii is being transformed at a cost of 19m.
Capacity is limited the maximum group size is 6 and all tickets must be booked via this site.
We have made some changes to keep you safe when you visit.
It is the oldest altarpiece in england created in the 13th century and is one of the few pre reformation painted religious works to have survived.
Westminster abbey today releases a drone film for world architecture day 2nd october 2017 which shows one of the world s most iconic buildings as it has never been seen before.
The film includes a trip up into the abbey s triforium an elevated gallery or attic which is being transformed into a new museum and gallery.