Due to COVID-19 Parliament House has limited public access. Bookings are essential for all public visits.

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A guide discusses a painting by Tom Roberts 'Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by H.R.H The Duke of Cornwall and York (Later King George V), May 9, 1901'

Timed entry

While the 46th Parliament breaks for the Summer, Australian Parliament House remains open for guests wanting to enjoy our architecture and art, our stories and tours, our Queen’s Terrace Café, and The Parliament Shop. 

Our trained guides will share stories of our building and its collections. With this timed session, you and your family/friends can enjoy up to 90 minutes in the building (45 minutes on our 4:00 pm session).

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Runs daily (closed Christmas day)

Every half hour from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Up to 90 minutes (45 minutes for 4:00 pm session)

Free, but bookings essential

More information
Call Visitor Services on 02 6277 5399

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