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 3793 REVIEWS

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

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Democracy”

Reviewed on 11/04/2021

Really really big. Even though i think politicians are scum of the earth and are only interested in getting on the gravy train for life, i have to still say i love Australia, just not the...

Review by

Evans_Head

“Fantastic place”

Reviewed on 11/04/2021

Great place to visit - take as long or as little time as you want. Very open, not crowded - great to see such an important and iconic building, first hand. The staff were fantastic, and the cafe...

Review by

andyk468

“Parliament House”

Reviewed on 10/04/2021

This tour is very lovely and goes in a nice neat circuit, due to this being a working building there are limited places that the public are allowed to see. The painted murals of the former prime...

Review by

joniquelife

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