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 3768 REVIEWS

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

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Interesting.”

Reviewed on 22/11/2020

Very interesting parliamentary building. The tours go through all the rooms but you are able to walk through them yourself and there are information boards to read on the history of Australia’s...

Review by

916clairef

“Australian history”

Reviewed on 19/11/2020

Great visit to Parliament House - the tour was excellent and we were lucky to only have 8 people with us. Our guide (David) was excellent - very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. Thanks...

Review by

kerriee2013

“Great experience”

Reviewed on 14/11/2020

The guided tours were very informative and guides were so knowledgeable. We got to witness some of question time in the Senate and House of Representatives.
It is well worth a visit.

Review by

Austraveller92

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