Parliament is open to all members of the UK public and overseas visitors to attend debates, watch committee hearings and book a tour of the buildings. Permanent UK residents only can book a tour of the famous Elizabeth Tower and see Big Ben.
UK residents can visit Parliament, including taking a tour of the Chambers or climbing the Elizabeth Tower by contacting their MP
Lost in the wilds of Westminster? Find your bearings with our maps of the parliamentary estate and the surrounding area
Parliament is open and accessible to all visitors with disabilities. Find out more about access and our simple security guidelines to be followed before and during your visit
Not able to make it to Westminster? Parliament have developed virtual tours for you to explore some of its famous buildings and learn about the current work and history
To ensure that Parliament remains accessible to the public we have implemented some security guidelines. Please take note of them before and during your visit.
The Houses of Parliament shop has a huge range of books and gifts available, both online and in Westminster.
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YouTube – films explaining the work and history of Parliament
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