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Australian Parliament House Tours

Facade of Australian Parliament House
Facade of Australian Parliament House

Overview

Australian Parliament House has daily guided tours, offering the chance to explore its unique architecture, art collections and go behind-the-scenes for a once-in-lifetime experience.

Explore the symbolism and craftsmanship of the building architecture, visit the parliamentary chambers, and see the exhibitions and art collection as part of a tour or at your own pace. Foodies can indulge in sweet and savoury creations as part of a high tea or join an exclusive fine dining event. Remember your visit with Australian-designed and made crafts and keepsakes from the Parliament Shop.

Looking for the ultimate experience? Signature tours take you behind the scenes for the opportunity to engage with the building like never before. These limited opportunities shouldn't be missed, from the towering flag mast to the tranquil pool in the Members’ Hall and the flowering private courtyard.

Your visit to Parliament House offers a rich layering of architecture and design, culture and political history – an experience you’ll remember forever.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
Parliament Dr, Capital Hill, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 3915 reviews

“The Centre of Democracy ?”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4d ago by Dan L

Monolith of a building but architecturally very elegant and eyecatching with the Australian flag flying high above. We visited on Reconciliation Day, thus no hot air in either Chamber with all...

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“See our government at work”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by KathrynS400SA

We visited on a sitting day and the eve of the budget. Pleased to see our politicians at work. Question time. More than the bites we see on TV. A stunning building.

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“Worth a visit.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by Sharon B

Did the Self-Tour, walked around with my 3 children for around an hour and took in the building, rooms and art works etc. You could have probably done another hour if grown ups only as children under...

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