Video tours of Parliament

Parliament has developed a series of short video tours providing information on the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords and featuring its history, art and architecture. 

View this first video tour for a welcome to Parliament and watch the other videos in the series to see behind the scenes and find out more.

Westminster Hall

Take the video tour to find out about events in Westminster Hall's 900 year history, including the trial of Guy Fawkes

St Stephen's Hall

Find out about important debates which have shaped our history that took place in St Stephen's Hall

Central Lobby

View the ornate interior of Central Lobby, designed by Augustus Welby Pugin, at the heart of Parliament

House of Commons Chamber

Learn about the work of MPs in the Commons Chamber, debating issues and discussing legislation

House of Lords Chamber

Find out about the vital role of the House of Lords in making laws and scrutinising government

Bills and voting

Learn about the different traditions of the House of Commons and the House of Lords when voting and debating on legislation

Lobbies

See behind the scenes in the Lobbies of the House of Commons and the House of Lords

The Prince's Chamber, the Royal Gallery and the Robing Room

View the art and architecture of the Prince's Chamber, the Royal Gallery and the Robing Room

Related information

Virtual tours


Explore Parliament's interactive virtual tours, taking you behind the scenes of this iconic building

Visit Parliament


Parliament is open to all UK residents. They can watch debates or book a tour of the Commons or Lords Chambers.