The UK Parliament is open to visitors year round, Monday to Saturday, to attend debates and committee hearings or to take a tour of one of the world’s most iconic buildings.

Ways to visit

Visitors in the Commons Chamber

There are a number of ways UK residents and overseas visitors can visit the Houses of Parliament including taking tours and watching debates and committees.

Planning your visit

Houses of Parliament exterior view

Information to help plan visits and make the most of your time at the Houses of Parliament including how to find us, disability access, security and facilities.

Venue hire

Set within one of the most iconic buildings in the world, the House Commons is available for events with a range of historical and culturally significant venues for hire.

Virtual tour

Virtual Tour Central Lobby ceiling

Use this 360° virtual tour to explore some of the most famous rooms and discover more about the building's fascinating history and present day use.

Visit Parliament News

Audio tour in Central Lobby

Find out the latest news about visiting the Houses of Parliament including tours, exhibitions and events, ticket availability and access information.

Parliament Shop

Parliament Shop

The Houses of Parliament online shop offers an attractive selection of gifts, books, stationery and food and drink.

Book tickets online

Book tickets onlineAlternatively, for phone bookings please call +44 (0)20 7219 4114, every day between 9am and 8pm.

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The Palace of Westminster guide book

This beautifully illustrated 96 page guide is packed with stories about one of the world’s most famous buildings.