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Glastonbury Abbey
Address

Magdalene Street
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 9EL

Telephone
01458 832267
Website
www.glastonburyabbey.com/
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Opening Times

Open all year

December to February
Mon-Sun: 09:00-16:00

March to May
Mon-Sun: 09:00-18:00

June to August
Mon-Sun: 09:00-20:00

September to November
Mon-Sun: 09:00-17:00

Last entry 30 mins before closing

Pricing

Adults: £7.00*
Children: £4.00 (5-15 years)
Children: Free (Under 5 years)
Concessions: £6.00*
Students: £6.00*
Family: £18.00*
Groups: £6.00 per person for groups of 10+ people (for every 10 paying people the 11th person goes free)

*Gift Aid price

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There are many legends surrounding the once greatest and richest abbey in England. It is said King Arthur and Guinevere were buried at the site, and that Joseph of Arimathea planted the holy thorn nearby.

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See the 500-year-old rare ecclesiastical robe found under a medieval pulpit in Othery. It would have been worn by a priest during ceremonies.
Cider's Golden Age - Membership Talk25th October 2017

Cider's Golden Age - Membership Talk Wednesday 25th October 2017 Starts 7pm Cider's Golden Age: From Medieval Monasteries to the Scientific Revolution - join Dr Richard Stone, University of Bri...

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Make a leaf owl at Glastonbury Abbey 27th October 2017

Use the autumnal coloured leaves at this craft session (11.00 - 13.00). What better than the colors of autumn to create your own owl with the leaves from the grounds of the abbey? Come with your wh...

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The Story of the Reformation28th October 2017

Working with the University of Plymouth and Strode college we are staging a conference to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the revolution that changed the world. Speakers to include: Prof...

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Glastonbury Abbey Members’ Evening15th November 2017

Glastonbury Abbey Members’ Evening Wednesday 15th November 2017 Starts 7pm Members - free Non-members - £5  

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Glastonbury Abbey Wildlife Tour19th November 2017

Come and enjoy a Wildlife Tour of the abbey with our volunteer wildlife team and discover the creatures who share the site. You might have the chance to cross the path of a small squirrel, birds or...

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Vistorian Shopping Evening22nd November 2017

Come and do your Christmas shopping in the Abbey shop during our Victorian style evening with festive refreshments and some historical characters too.  

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Make a Christmas tree decoration at Glastonbury Abbey 2nd December 2017

Make a Christmas tree decoration (11.00 - 13.00). It’s Christmas time; join us for this Advent Activity in the museum. A moment of sharing to create Christmas decorations in a unique place and at...

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Members' Christmas Concert 7th December 2017

Members' Christmas Concert Thursday 7th December 2017 Starts 2pm Enjoy music, mince pies and mulled cider. Members - free Non-members - £5  

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Make a Christmas tree decoration at Glastonbury Abbey 9th December 2017

Make a Christmas tree decoration (11.00 - 13.00). It’s Christmas time; join us for this Advent Activity in the museum. A moment of sharing to create Christmas decorations in a unique place and at...

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The Churchill Singers10th December 2017

Join the Churchill Singers in the Abbot's Kitchen for some festive singing from 14:00 to 15:00. Normal admission applies.  

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Make a Christmas tree decoration at Glastonbury Abbey 16th December 2017

Make a Christmas tree decoration (11.00 - 13.00). It’s Christmas time; join us for this Advent Activity in the museum. A moment of sharing to create Christmas decorations in a unique place and at...

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Glastonbury Abbey Wildlife Tour17th December 2017

Come and enjoy a Wildlife Tour of the abbey with our volunteer wildlife team and discover the creatures who share the site. You might have the chance to cross the path of a small squirrel, birds or...

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Learning

The Abbey offers visits for schools and adult groups. Please contact the Abbey for more information.

Research

The Abbey can assist researchers with enquiries about the collection and local history. Please contact the Abbey for more information.

Commercial Hire & Services

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