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As part of a range of measures aimed at reducing the risk of COVID transmission on the Parliamentary Estate, all public tours have been cancelled up to and including 31 January. You can still book one of our free online tours or talks.


Find out how to take a tour in person, join an online event, book tickets and plan a visit to UK Parliament.


What's on

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We offer a range of tours which enable you to see inside one of the world's most famous buildings and find out about the work of UK Parliament. 

Talks and events
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We run a programme of talks and events throughout the year on a range of subjects including Big Ben and how UK Parliament works. 

PMQ's, Chambers and Committees
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Visits to the public galleries are currently suspended but you can still watch debates and committee hearings on Parliament Live TV. 

Collections and archives
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The Parliamentary Archives are open again and free to access but you will need to book an appointment.

360° virtual tour
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Take a look inside the chambers of the House of Commons and House of Lords, as well as many other parts of the Palace of Westminster. 

Big Ben
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Discover Big Ben's historic story in words and images. It's a rich tale of drama, intrigue and politics. 

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Palace of Westminster Official Guide

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

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