70 years of service: Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

Visit our new showcase display of records from the Queen’s coronation ceremony, 12 April to 11 June 2022.

On 6 February 2022, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Platinum Jubilee. After 70 years on the throne, she is the longest-reigning British monarch and the first to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.

A ticket to Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation, 2 June 1953.

Uncovering the coronation of an historic monarch

Find out more about the Queen’s ground-breaking coronation in our showcase display featuring records from the ceremony, which took place in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.  Plan your visit and discover the collection.

12 April – 13 May and 24 May – 11 June | Events space – first floor | Free, no booking required


Royalty on Record

This event is part of our ‘Royalty on Record’ programme, celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. Discover the full programme here.