Behind the Scenes tours at Parliament House

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Apr 2019 to 31 Oct 2020

Discover the stories behind the building on a special 55min tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building’s impressive architecture is symbolic of the national identity and gain a rare view into private areas of the building.

These daily tours run at 10.00am, 12 noon and 3.00pm on non-sitting days only (except Christmas Day and when seasonal tours are running). Please visit the website for more information.

It is recommended that you arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour. For security purposes, all participants must present photo identification and ticket confirmation to join any behind the scenes tours . 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 Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi History & Heritage International Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access


From AU$15.00

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

Event Times

2 Apr 2019 to 31 Oct 2020

Daily Event


Australian Parliament House

Parliament Drive, Capital Hill, 2600

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