Behind the scenes tours at Parliament House

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Mar 2018 to 12 Mar 2019

Discover the stories behind the building on a special tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building’s impressive architecture is symbolic of our national identity and gain a rare view into private areas.

These tours run only on non-sitting days (except Christmas Day and when seasonal tours are running). To find out more, visit the website.

The Parliament House LEGO display by Brickman is on show till the end of the January 2019 school holidays.

It is recommended that you arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour or event for screening and check-in as places are limited to 10 participants. tours operate for 55 mins.

For security purposes, all participants must present photo identification and ticket confirmation to join any behind the scenes tours or events. If you do not have these, you will be unable to participate.

Participants on a paid tour can take advantage of a 10% discount on any purchase from The Parliament Shop on the day of the tour.


Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi History & Heritage International Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop


From AU$20.00

Children under four are free. Child (5-17).

Event Times

13 Mar 2018 to 12 Mar 2019

Daily Event


Australian Parliament House

Parliament Drive, Capital Hill, 2600

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