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Welcome to Parliament House tour (free)

This free tour is a great way to learn about some of the features of Parliament House with one of our friendly guides.

Times: 9.30am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, and 3.00pm every day (except Christmas)

Duration: 40 minutes

Spring Glory Courtyard Tour

A once-a-year opportunity to see the glorious gardens that are lovingly tended by the Parliament House landscape staff. Beautifully calm and simple, these hidden gardens will delight and amaze everyone. More information.

Meet the Gardener Tour

Pick up some tips on this in-depth tour led by an experienced Parliament House gardener. Includes tea in the Queen's Terrace Cafe. More information.

Please note: our regular tours will not run on Saturday 19 September due to Parliament House Open Day but there will plenty of activities and tours for visitors to enjoy!  

On occasion we may need to change our tour times or offerings. For more information before you visit please contact Visitor Services on (02) 6277 5399 or

School tours

School Tour

School tours of Parliament House are available to all Australian Primary and Secondary schools. For bookings and information on school programs, please click on the links below.

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Private tours

Great Hall

Private tours of the building are available to members of the public and visiting tour groups.  If you are visiting with a larger group or would like a more personalised experience we recommend that you consider pre-booking a private tour. Special interest tours led by specialist staff may also be available at the time of your visit. Pre-booking is required for all private tours. A minimum of 20 people is required for private tours. Please submit a private tour booking form to 

Duration: 60 minutes


Tour led by Visitor Services Officers:

Weekdays during regular business hours:  $25 per person

Weekends and after hours:  $30 per person

Tour led by specialist staff (e.g. landscape gardener, heritage officer, art curator, etc.):

Non-sitting weekdays during regular business hours:  $30 per person

Weekends and after hours:  $60 per person


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Graduate tours

House of Representatives Chamber

Graduate tours are available to Government Department Graduate Programs, at a cost of $5.00 per Graduate. Graduate Tours are available 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, including sitting and non-sitting periods. Minimum numbers apply. Bookings are essential, please complete the graduate tour booking form and submit it to

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