Westminster Hall

Over its 900 year history, Westminster Hall has been closely involved with the life of the nation.

It has hosted trials of important figures such as Sir Thomas More and Guy Fawkes, coronation banquets and ceremonial events.

Today, Westminster Hall is used for state occasions and welcomes nearly a million visitors to the Houses of Parliament every year.

Take the video tour to find out more.

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.