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Parliament has developed a series of virtual tours for you to explore some of its famous buildings and learn about the work and history of Parliament. The tours can be accessed below.
These tours use Flash Player which you can download from Adobe
The tours can be accessed below or by clicking on this interactive map of Parliament
Look around the Chamber where MPs make laws and question the Government of the day
See where Members of the Lords examine legislation and hold the Government to account Lords Visitor Route
Climb the Clock Tower and see Big Ben chime
Climb the Victoria Tower and find out where the Acts of Parliament are stored
A survivor from the 11th century, the Hall has the largest hammer-beam roof in Europe
Discover when MPs used to meet in St Stephen's Hall
The crossroads of Parliament where visitors and constituents can meet MPs and Lords
Find out about committees and how they examine issues in detail, from government policy to proposals for new laws
From Norman Porch to Prince's Chamber - follow the visitor route through the Lords
See the Library where research support is given to Members of the Lords
See the Library where research support is given to Members of the Commons
Discover how the Victorians went to extreme measures to heat and ventilate Parliament
Find out about this modern addition to the Parliamentary Estate
Enter your postcode to find the name and contact details of your local MP.
An insight into the political, social and cultural roles Parliament has played in the development of British society. Explore Parliament's history and its continuing significance in our lives today.
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