What's on

Discover Summer at UK Parliament

Take a look at what's on with our varied programme of tours and events over the next few months. Book your tickets now.

Choice of tours

Guided tour at UK Parliament

Book the self-guided option using a multimedia guide or one of our guided tours. Available every Saturday and on most weekdays during parliamentary recesses in a range of languages.

'Parliament & Peterloo' exhibition

Peterloo Exhibition artwork

Visit this free exhibition which explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it. Until 26 September.

Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower talks

Elizabeth Tower clock dial

Discover more about Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower at one of these entertaining and informative morning talks.

Open House London - Portcullis House

Portcullis House atrium

Free entry to Portcullis House on 21 September as part of this year's Open House London weekend. All welcome with activities for kids.

Emerge Festival – ‘It Starts With You’ event

It Starts With You image

We are one of the venues for the first Emerge Festival on 28 September. Come and find out how you can get your voice heard on the issues you care about.

House of Commons Library guided tours

House of Commons Library

Take a look around this unique space normally reserved for MPs, discover the history of the Library and learn how its work supports democracy today.

Pride at Parliament LGBT history guided tours

Rainbow flag in front of a clock dial on the Elizabeth Tower

Join one of these guided tours which highlight the significant part played by LGBT people at UK Parliament as leaders, legislators, activists, lobbyists and monarchs.

Public talks and events

Jacqueline Riding speaking to 'Female Reformers' during filming of 'Peterloo' at the Historic Dockyard Chatham. Photo credit Simon Mein © Thin Man Films

Attend one of our one-off talks and events at Westminster. Covering a broad range of topics, many are free but advance booking is usually required.

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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.