Parliament House

Parliament House

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

See democracy in action at Australia’s iconic Parliament House high on Capital Hill. Book your tour for Question Time to see the country’s elected politicians making decisions on behalf of the nation.

Take a guided tour, visit the popular Queen's Terrace Cafe, and see an impressive collection of Australian art including one of the world’s largest tapestries.

Like the Facebook 'Visit Australian Parliament House' page for up-to-date information, or check our website for changes to our opening hours.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 9 am - 5 pm. Check their website for available tour times.; Closed Christmas Day.

COSTS

Free

Location

Parliament House

Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Cafe

Carpark

Conference/Function Facilities

Non Smoking Establishment

Parents Room

Restaurant

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 3801 REVIEWS

Ranked #8 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Better than it sounds”

Reviewed on 06/05/2021

I went just because I was in Canberra. But the information available, the architecture and just the pure history of the place makes it worthwhile to visit at least once in your life.

Review by

Gino P

“Really enjoyed the walk through”

Reviewed on 05/05/2021

When in Canberra you have too, right.. make a booking and walk through, its pretty impressive (Parliament wasn't sitting so access to most place, if it was I don't know if we would see as much...

Review by

Shuxtable

“Not worth the marginal tax rate”

Reviewed on 29/04/2021

I found the Australian Parliament House to be superficially promising at a distance but fundamentally disappointing because of its lack of content.

The closer you get, the worse it looks and I...

Review by

Emmjay1953

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