The queens diamond jubilee galleries 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 best. The queens diamond jubilee galleries will open at westminster abbey on monday 11th june the new galleries are set more than 16 metres 52 feet above the abbeys floor in the medieval triforium an area that has never been open to the public before displaying 300 treasures from the abbeys . The queens diamond jubilee galleries become a part of history join us on the journey to making the most historic addition to westminster abbey in close to 300 years. The new galleries in westminster abbey showcase artefacts spanning the abbeys remarkable 1000 year history for the first time this morning the queen accompanied by the prince of wales opened the queens diamond jubilee galleries at londons westminster abbey. The queens diamond jubilee galleries set some 52 feet above the abbeys floor in the 13th century triforium has opened to the public for the first time in 700 years the triforium tucked beneath the vaults was built by henry iii and was for centuries unused except by the abbeys
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