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Signature experience tour

About the tour

Discover exclusive behind-the-scenes access to rarely seen private, official and ceremonial spaces in Australian Parliament House, along with a traditional high tea with a contemporary twist.

Guests will visit behind the scenes functions that support parliament every day including private courtyards, the corridors of power and the press gallery. This exclusive tour will unveil the unique vision for the award-winning building by principal architect Romaldo Giurgola and the design team of Mitchell/Giurgola and Thorp Architects.

The experience includes: 

  • talks and tours hosted by knowledgeable guides
  • exclusive access to the art and furniture collections
  • exclusive access to private areas including the Press Gallery and courtyards
  • high tea service with your choice of alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshments.

Bookings are essential.

Plan your visit

For security purposes, it is a requirement that all Signature tour participants must present photo identification on arrival to join this tour. 

Our tours depart on time so please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

We look forward to welcoming you to Parliament House. Plan your visit today.

Days: Daily

Time: 9:30 am

Duration: 4 hours 

Cost: $330 weekdays, $440 weekends (not available on public holidays)

Minimum two people.

Parking: Free for 1 hour, then parking rates apply

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If you need help to book your tour, please call 02 6277 5399.

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