Planning your visit

The current suspension of all tours and other non-essential visits has been extended until at least 1 September 2020. This includes all tours and education visits, and watching debates and committees.

How to find us

Bus on a bridge with the Houses of Parliament in the background

Download a map and find out about travelling to UK Parliament by rail and underground, bus, river boat, walking, cycling, coach and car.

Family visits with children

Parent and child in Lords Chamber

UK Parliament is a fantastic place for a family day out in London with the children. Find out how to make the most of your visit.


Disabled access

UK Parliament is accessible for visitors with disabilities and other access needs. Watch the video 'How to access to Houses of Parliament'.

Security information


To ensure that UK Parliament remains a safe and accessible place for those who work within and visit the Parliamentary Estate, we have implemented a range of security measures.

Photography, filming and mobile phone use

Photography Westminster Hall

Information for visitors about photography, filming and mobile phone use at UK Parliament.

Groups and travel trade

Tour guide and visitors in the Lords Chamber - image UK Parliament Roger Harris

Information for group travel organisers and the travel trade about booking visits to UK Parliament.

Sign up for news about visiting, online shopping and Big Ben

Sign up to receive our newsletterDiscover the many ways you can still visit us virtually and the latest updates about our online shop and Big Ben.

Virtual tour

Central Lobby ceiling

Explore some of the most famous rooms and discover more about the building's fascinating history and present day use.

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.