Visiting Parliament

Three students taking part in a session at the Houses of Parliament.

Want to bring your school to the UK Parliament? Browse our programme of sessions and visits, find out how to book and see if your school's eligible for a transport subsidy.

Visit Parliament programme

Visit Parliament programmeThis popular programme offers students of all ages a tour of the Palace of Westminster and a workshop linked to the citizenship curriculum.

Suitable for key stages 2-5

Student Parliament

Student Parliament programmeStudent debates with a difference. Young people in years 7-13 will gain a fantastic insight into how Parliament works as they run their own debate in the Palace of Westminster.


Seasonal workshops

Seasonal workshopsSeasonal offers give your school the opportunity to tour the public areas of the Houses of Parliament and take part in a special, topical education session.

Discover Parliament

Discover Parliament programmeDiscover Parliament provides a wide choice of experiences for key stage 5 students at the start of the academic year. 

Transport subsidy scheme for schools

Transport subsidy scheme for schoolsState schools planning to visit Parliament may be eligible to have their travel costs subsidised under this scheme.

Booking your visit

Booking your visitFind out how to book onto one of our programmes. Visit availability advice and booking line opening dates are regularly updated here.

Please note visits to Parliament are open to UK schools only.


Booking and enquiries

Education Service
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 2TT
020 7219 4496

Award-winning school visits

Our visit programmes are designed to support citizenship education, political literacy and the national curricula across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2010

Updates for teachers